The Associated General Contractors of America’s Florida East Coast Chapter has named Hill York as a winner of its Safety Award of Excellence. The AGC honor is given to a select group of contractors who have made safety a core value and achieved exceptional results in risk avoidance and incident reduction.
“This award is a reflection of the commitment we’ve made to educating, training and rallying our employees around safety as the first priority in every situation,’ said Luis Moreno, Hill York Safety Director. “It’s why we started our #SafetyCHAMP program and how we get our team home safe on even the most demanding days.”
Since its start up in 2014, the #SafetyCHAMP program has been a catalyst for improving on-the-job risk avoidance and reducing the number of injuries and time lost by employees in Hill York’s service areas. The company turned in one of its best safety years ever in 2015, with an accident-free record at its West Palm Beach and St. Petersburg areas and a decline in reported injuries at locations in the Melbourne and Fort Lauderdale areas.
The AGC safety awards program offers members an opportunity to evaluate their safety record. The program compares a member’s record with peers according to the size of the company and construction type. Safety awards are given to those who have participated in the program for three consecutive years and have a zero incident rate or an incident rate 25 percent below each occupational division’s average.
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty contracting firms.
A full-service commercial air conditioning company, Hill York provides energy efficient solutions for the installation, maintenance, and repair of a wide range of heating, cooling and ventilation systems. Founded in 1936, the company serves the state of Florida. For more information, visit www.hillyork.com.