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Safety First… No, Really

By: Lorna Donatone

We all know the sayings: “Safety first”, “better safe than sorry”, “safety begins with you.” These phrases are everywhere, on posters, in emails—so ubiquitous, in fact, that we start to tune them out.  We know that safety is important, but it’s easy to take it for granted.

Taking safety for granted, however, is the last thing we want to do. There’s nothing more important than our wellbeing, of course. But did you know that companies that invest in safety actually save money?

A Culture of Safety at the New Parkland Hospital

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The construction management team at the New Parkland Hospital has created a culture of safety that speaks to individuals at every level on the jobsite. The team implements technology and process on the project targeted directly at protecting the safety and health of our workers. 


About Balfour Beatty Construction

Balfour Beatty Construction Honored with Liberty Mutual's Top Safety Award

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Ft. Stewart, Ga., January 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Liberty Mutual Insurance recently honored Balfour Beatty Construction with a Gold Safety Award for an outstanding safety record achieved on the military base of Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield. A Gold Award is the insurance carrier’s most coveted safety benchmark and is awarded to less than one percent of its clients.

Balfour Beatty Construction Achieves Prestigious North Carolina Safety Status

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RALEIGH, N.C., October 25, 2012 /3BL Media/ -  In recognition of Balfour Beatty Construction’s outstanding health and safety practices, the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) recently awarded the company’s Carolinas division with its prestigious “Building Star” (Safety Through Achievement and Recognition) designation.

American Electric Power - Aim for Zero Harm


Is it possible for a company to reach zero harm…. a year without incidents and injuries? We believe it is and strive to achieve zero harm every day. 

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