Established in 1989 by the ABC National Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Committee, the Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) program was developed and written by contractors, for contractors. There is no charge for this service (unless you are applying for STEP Platinum), and your responses are strictly confidential. 

Program Benefits

      Organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs

      The Key Component system forms a 20 point guide to starting, updating or auditing a company-wide safety program

      Incorporates both OSHA required safety data with self-assessment requirements to give a full, wide ranging report on the entire nature of a company's Safety Program 

      Designed to benefit both large and small contractors alike

      Recognition for ABC members at both National and Chapter level. With various recognition events held throughout the year. STEP can also lead into National Safety Excellence Awards and Accredited Quality Contractor recognition.

      2009 STEP data shows STEP participants beat BLS national averages in a number of areas, leading to benefits both when bidding for business and negotiating insurance rates.

      All companies claim that safety is a priority, with STEP you can prove it.