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LINBECK GROUP OF HOUSTON, TEXAS NAMED NATION’S SAFEST CONSTRUCTION COMPANY IN 2020 BY NATIONAL CONTRACTORS GROUP
Linbeck Group was honored for having the nation’s best construction safety and wellness plan in 2020 by the Associated General Contractors of America. The association, which oversees the Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards, an annual ranking of construction safety programs, noted that 43 other companies were also selected as winners for the quality of their safety programs.
"Having a successful construction project starts with having a safe workplace for your employees. It is crucial, now more than ever, for a firm to build its safety culture," said Bob Lanham, the association’s president and president of Williams Brothers Construction Co., Inc. in Houston, Texas. "These award recipients are leading the industry by showcasing the safest worksites in the country.”
Linbeck Group was judged and selected as the grand award winner from among 17 first-place winners across six occupational divisions. Lanham noted that the company’s commitment to going beyond compliance obligations and their adoption of technology to collect and analyze safety data, to proactively identify deficiencies and improvements, is where the construction industry should be headed. In addition, Linbeck demonstrated that with a team of knowledgeable leaders and workers, they can achieve the ultimate goal of keeping workers safe from inherent hazards of construction.
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