Colantonio Takes First Prize National AGC Construction Safety Excellence Award

Colantonio, Inc. was named 2013’s Safest Construction Company in its category - Building Division, Under 100,000 Work Hours - by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America.  The association oversees the Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA), an annual ranking of construction safety programs across the country based on the strength of their safety programs and their overall safety performance.

The CSEA program is the industry’s elite safety excellence awards program for companies of all sizes and occupational divisions.  CSEA recognizes companies that have developed and implemented premier safety and loss prevention programs and showcases companies that have achieve continuous improvements and maintenance of their safety and health management systems.  Winners demonstrate company management commitment, active employee participation, safety training, work site hazard identification and control, and safety program innovation.

“I felt honored to be among the three finalists going into the interview,” commented Fran Colantonio, President and Owner of Colantonio, Inc.  “But to win first place was truly overwhelming.”

Finalists were judged and winners were announced during the AGC of America’s Annual Convention last week in Palm Springs, California.   AGC represents nearly 30,000 leading firms in the industry including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers.