W.M. Jordan Company has achieved Diamond Level in the Associated Builders and Contractor’s STEP safety management system. Founded in 1989, STEP participation demonstrates safety leadership and a cultural commitment to safety performance.
STEP applicants measure their safety processes and policies on 24 key components through a detailed questionnaire with the goal of implementing or enhancing safety programs that reduce jobsite incidents. Only 12 percent of organizations in the STEP program achieve Diamond Status, the top safety level STEP awards. Ratings range from Diamond, the highest, to Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Participant.
Participating in STEP demonstrates a commitment to create the conditions for all to do their work without incident. W. M. Jordan implements proactive safety measures and uses tools like ABC’s STEP program to continue to stay on the cutting edge of safety.
According to ABC’s annual Safety Performance Report, applying STEP processes dramatically improves safety performance among participants regardless of company size or type of work, and can reduce recordable incidents up to 85%. Companies receiving the STEP Diamond award are 680% safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average.
Safety Manager James Kiegel accepted the award on behalf of W. M. Jordan Company.
To learn more about the STEP program, visit abcstep.org.