The National AGC Safety Awards (NASA) program has been an ongoing effort since 1991 to offer AGC members an opportunity to evaluate their safety record. NASA compares an AGC member’s safety record with other AGC members according to the member size and construction type. Additionally, NASA provides a great opportunity for contractor members who have excellent safety records to compete for nationally recognized awards.
Eligibility: AGC contractor members must have participated in the National AGC Safety Awards Program for three consecutive years in order to be eligible for an award. This means a member must have participated in the program for the years 2013, 2014 and 2015 in order to be eligible to receive an award in 2016.
AGC Member Awards: Safety awards are given to members who have a zero incident rate or who have an incident rate 25 per cent below each occupational division’s average (AGC divisions include: Building, Highway, Federal and Heavy, Municipal/Utilities and Associate/Specialty.)
· AGC provides awards to members who have participated in the awards program for three consecutive years and have an incident rate below 25 per cent of their division rate - Certificate of Commendation.
· AGC provides awards to members who have participated in the awards program for three consecutive years and have a zero incident rate – Certificate of Commendation.
2016 National AGC Safety Awards
Why You Should Participate:
The National AGC Safety Awards (NASA) program has been an ongoing effort since 1991 to offer AGC members an opportunity to evaluate their safety record. Participating contractors receive a confidential printout to compare their company's safety statistics with similar size and type AGC contractor members both locally and nationally. NASA provides a great opportunity for contractor members with excellent safety records to compete for nationally recognized awards. Additionally, this information can be used to assist in determining if additional accident prevention and loss-control measures are necessary.
Who Can Participate?
AGC contractors with direct-hire, job-site craft labor are eligible to compete in one or more of the following categories:
- Building - Federal & Heavy
- Highway - Utility Infrastructure
How the Program Works:
This program is similar to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (BLS‑OSHA) record keeping systems.
The data is tabulated to produce total lost workday case incident rates (excluding restricted workdays). The formula for computing "incident" is structured to multiply the incident cases involving days away from work (N) times 200,000. The resulting product is then divided by the work hours of exposure (WH). The formula is the days away case incident rate.
The formula follows:
Days Away, Case Incident Rate = (N x 200,000) divided by WH
(WH) is the number of work hours for the calendar year 2015 (including office hours). N is the number of days-away-from-work cases, which represents the number of cases resulting in days away from work, but does not include job transfer or restricted activity. N is obtained from the total amount of entries recorded in the Number of Cases section (H) of the OSHA form 300A.
The completed OSHA 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses provide the information needed for contractor participation in the NASA Program. Information on days-away-from-work cases is found in section (H), fatality information can be obtained from the number of cases section (G) and the work hours can be found in the establishment information section.
What a Contractor Must Do to Participate:
National AGC contractor members will receive a NASA form or application from their home AGC Chapter. Transfer the appropriate information from the OSHA form 300A, including the work-hour data, to the NASA participant form or application and provide it to your local Chapter by February 6, 2017.
AGC will send all Chapter and Member awards to the home Chapter for later distribution.
To apply, please print out the form HERE and email back to Tom Robinson at TomR@alagc.org or fax at (205)451-1498