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Safety

Cork-Howard is dedicated to the safety of every employee, subcontractor and visitor at our job sites.  Executive and senior management, along with the Director of Safety, provide strategic leadership and support for safety throughout the company.  Safety-related activities include:

  1. Workers and work teams take responsibility for accident prevention initiatives and safety performance improvements.
  1. Director of Safety serves as a support person to all personnel to provide training and education in all aspects of safety performance as well as continuous education for superintendents.
  1. Cork-Howard proudly participates in the "Drugs Don't Work" program.  All Superintendents receive annual training to maintain our participation.
  1. Safety performance is integrated into all job responsibilities and activities.
  1. Self-audits are performed by each superintendent at project kick-off and continues with bi-weekly audits throughout the construction process.
  1. Director of Safety performs weekly job site visits and safety inspections.
  1. Superintendents hold weekly tailgate meetings for staff and subcontractors.

Cork-Howard Construction has been recognized by several organizations for its outstanding safety standards, including:

Year

Award

 

Awarded by

       
2014 Certificate of Excellence  - No Lost time Accidents   Associated General Contractors
2014 Award of Excellence - Exceptional Workplace Safety   Georgia Department of Labor
2011 Certificate of Commendation for Excellent Safety - Zero Incident Rate (50,000+ work hours)   Associated General Contractors
2011 Certificate of Commendation for Safety Excellence - No Lost Time Accidents   Associated General Contractors
2011

Occupational Excellence Achievement Award

National Safety Council
2011

Perfect Record Award (for a Year without Accidents, Injuries, or Illnesses)

National Safety Council
2010 Certificate of Commendation for Excellent Safety - Zero Incident Rate (50,000+ work hours)   Associated General Contractors
2010 Certificate of Commendation for Safety Excellence - No Lost Time Accidents   Associated General Contractors
2010 Certificate of commendation for Safety Excellence - First Place - 50,000 - 100,000 workhours   Associated General Contractors
2009

Certficate of Commendation for Safety Excellence:  No Lost Time Accidents

Associated General Contractors
2009

Certificate of Commendation for Safety Excellence:  Zero Incident Rate - 50,000 workhours and over Building Division

Assocated General Contractors

2007

Prefect Record Award

 

National Safety Council

2007

Excellence Achievement Award for Recognition of Outstanding Efforts in Occupational Safety Performance

 

National Safety Council

2006

Award of Excellence:  Exceptional Workplace Safety

 

Georgia Department of Labor

2007

Industry Leader Award

 

National Safety Council

2006

Excellence Achievement Award for Recognition of Outstanding Efforts in Occupational Safety Performance

 

National Safety Council

2005

Occupational Safety/Health Award Program:  Perfect Record

 

National Safety Council

2004

Certificate of Commendation for Excellent Safety Record:  Zero Incident Rate - 50,000 workhours and over - Building Division

 

Associated General Contractors

2004

Certificate of Commendation for Safety Excellence:  50,000 - 100,000 workhours - 2nd place

 

Associated General Contractors

2004

Certificate of Commendation for Safety Excellence:  No Lost Time Accidents

 

Associated General Contractors

2004

Certified Drug-Free Workplace

 

Board of Workers Compensation

2004

Outstanding Safety Performance - General Contractor

 

Associated General Contractors

2002

Award of Excellence:  Exceptional Workplace Safety

 

Georgia Department of Labor

2002

Certificate of Commendation for Excellent Safety Record:  Zero Incident Rate - 50,000 workhours and over - Building Division

 

Associated General Contractors

2002

Certificate of Commendation for Safety Excellence:  50,000 - 100,000 workhours - 1st place

 

Associated General Contractors

2002

Certificate of Commendation for Safety Excellence:  No Lost Time Accidents

 

Associated General Contractors

 
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