21 Additional Firms Recognized for Program Participation to Advance Safety

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, Hallowell, Maine-The Associated General Contractors of Maine honored Maine contractors at their annual Safety Awards Dinner at Maple Hill Farm in Hallowell. Since 1926, the National AGC Safety Awards (NASA) program has been an ongoing effort to offer construction firms an opportunity to evaluate their safety record. NASA compares a firm’s safety record with other firms according to the size and construction type. Additionally, NASA provides a great opportunity for contractors to compete for nationally recognized awards that have excellent safety records. This year sixteen Maine firms received awards.

National AGC of America Safety Awards

  • CCB, Inc. – Building
  • Cianbro-Federal/Heavy
  • E.S. Boulos Company – Associate/Specialty
  • ETTI – Utility Infrastructure
  • H.E. Callahan Construction Co. – Building
  • Knowles Industrial Services Corp. – Associate/Specialty
  • ALSO EARNED Certificate Year Two:  Knowles Industrial Services – Federal & Heavy
  • Landry/French Construction – Building
  • Main Line Fence Co. – Highway
  • Pratt & Sons, Inc. – Highway
  • R.J. Grondin & Sons – Highway
  • Sargent Corporation – Associate/Specialty
  • Sargent Corporation – Federal & Heavy
  • Shaw Brothers-Highway Division
    ALSO EARNED Certificate Year One: Shaw Brothers Construction – Associate/Specialty
  • Soderberg Company, Inc. – Highway
  • The Penobscot Company – Building
  • Wyman & Simpson – Federal & Heavy

Construction firms who participate receive a scorecard as a tool to measure their performance against their peers. The three-year process requires the participant firm to submit data each year. Current participants working within the three-year program include;

Safety Program Certificate (Year One)

  • ABM Mechanical, Inc. – Associate/Specialty
  • Bancroft Contracting Corp. – Utility Infrastructure
  • Gordon Contracting – Federal & Heavy
  • Hughes Bros. Inc. – Federal & Heavy
  • Nickerson & O’Day, Inc. – Building
  • Patco Construction – Building
  • St. Laurent & Son Inc. – Utility Infrastructure
  • Standard Waterproofing, Inc. – Associate/Specialty
  • Underwood Electric Inc. – Associate/Specialty

Safety Program Certificate(Year Two)

  • C.A. Newcomb Fence – Highway
  • Dirigo Slipform, Inc. – Highway
  • Great Falls Construction – Building
  • Langford & Low – Building
  • Maine Drilling & Blasting – Associate/Specialty
  • N.S. Giles Foundations – Building
  • Scott Construction Corporation – Federal & Heavy

Safety Program Certificate (Year Three)

  • CPM Constructors – Highway
  • Gorham Sand & Gravel – Highway
  • Reed & Reed, Inc. – Federal & Heavy

This year AGC Maine will participate in the May 4th-11th Construction Safety Week to elevate the teamwork needed to ensure job site safety. “In the next few months, we will share details on the safety week and how construction companies can participate as the busy season kicks off in May,” said Landry.

At the Safety Awards Dinner, members heard from Kennebunk Police Chief Robert MacKenzie on The Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative (RALI). The program is designed to reduce the abuse of unused prescription drugs by disposing of them after prescribed use. “AGC Maine is committed to helping with the opioid crisis as it affects us all. We start today with providing members the RALI safe disposal bags and encouraging education for everyone,” Landry said.

The event was generously sponsored by:

  • Landry/French Construction
  • Cross Insurance
  • Northeast Paving
  • Skillings, Shaw & Associates
  • ABM Mechanical, Inc.
  • Standard Waterproofing, Inc.


The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Maine, Chartered in 1951, is headquartered in Augusta and has members statewide. Member companies include contractors, service providers, suppliers, and developers. For more information visit www.agcmaine.org.

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Matt Marks