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gh Phipps wins silver in the agc of america's csea awards

pr-CSEAsafety.jpgGreenwood Village, Colorado — May 25, 2016 —For the third time since 2009, GH Phipps Construction Companies has won a national AGC Construction Safety Excellence Award (CSEA).

The company took second place in the Building Division / General Contractor category of 400,000 to 600,000 man hours.  The award was presented during the annual AGC Colorado safety awards breakfast on May 18.  

COO Trey Nobles and Safety and Environmental Specialist Mark Henderson accepted the award during the event at Lakewood Country Club. They also attended the AGC of America convention in March, where 57 firms vied for an award in categories that also included Construction Management, Utility Infrastructure, Federal & Heavy, Specialty, and Highway. Several other Colorado firms represented placed in the Specialty Division.

The national judges based their decisions on safety statistics; an overview of the company’s safety program; increased employee involvement in safety; new programs, procedures or resources a company uses to promote safety; management’s commitment to safety, and specific unique activities the company uses to promote safety.

During the AGC Colorado event, GH Phipps also was honored for quality recognition in the Colorado Stormwater Excellence Program, co-sponsored by AGC Colorado and the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. The company’s status also was elevated to the White level of the CHASE program, which is co-sponsored by AGC Colorado and OSHA.

For work performed in 2012, GH Phipps was recognized by the national AGC with a second place CSEA award, and for work performed in 2008, Phipps won the top honor in our category in the awards program.

Photo: From left: Safety and Environmental Specialist Mark Henderson and COO Trey Nobles, accepting the national AGC Construction Safety Excellence Award (CSEA).

About GH Phipps Construction Companies

GH Phipps is an employee-owned full-service Construction Manager/General Contractor. Revenues of over $240 million make GH Phipps one of Colorado's largest contractors and one of the nation's top 400 contractors. Corporate headquarters are located in Greenwood Village, Colorado, with branch offices in Colorado Springs and Fort Collins, Colorado. GH Phipps Construction of Wyoming is based in Laramie, Wyoming, with a branch office in Sheridan.