STEP Awards

2017 Diamond Award
DaKO Services

2017 Gold Award
Elkhorn West Construction
IES Commercial, Inc.

2017 Platinum Award
Garney Construction
Interstates Companies
Midlands Mechanical, Inc.
Overland Constructors, Inc.
Sentry Electric, Inc.

Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP)

Merit Based SAfety Recognition for the Merit Shop!

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 Diamond or Platinum), and your responses are strictly confidential.

Why Do STEP?

With STEP, You Can improve and BUILD UPON your Safety Program year after year
  • 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 lagging indicator safety performance data with leading indicator use and 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
  • Gateway to Accredited Quality Contractor recognition
  • STEP Diamond and Platinum recipients eligible for ABC National Safety Excellence Award and Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) - CISE award


Completed STEP applications are due no later than January 31, 2017

step applications are online
Click here to learn to fill out an application online

2017 Silver Award
Anderson Brothers-Kearney
Cheever Construction
General Excavating
Lueder Construction Company
Lund-Ross Constructors, Inc.
Omaha Door & Window Co., Inc.
Signature Electric, LLC-Dba D & J Electric
Stephens & Smith Construction Co., Inc.
Watts Electric Company
Willmar Electric Company
Wolfe Electric Co., Inc.

Associated Builders & Contractors
State Office/Lincoln Training Center
830 Westgate Blvd.
Lincoln, NE  68528

Associated Builders & Contractors
Omaha Training Center
2602 Harney Street
Omaha, NE  68310