EW Howell Construction Group, one of New York’s leading education, retail, cultural, government and healthcare builders, took first place in its category at the 2021 Willis Towers Watson Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA). The award, one of the most prestigious safety awards in the country, recognized EW Howell for Construction Safety Excellence in the Construction Management Division, 250,000-650,000 work hours, and the award was presented during the AGC National Convention in Orlando, Florida. This marks EW Howell’s third consecutive year in the top three for the Construction Management Division category; in 2019 and 2020, the firm took first and third place, respectively.
EW Howell puts extended effort year-round to implement a top-notch safety program, which has been repeatedly recognized as one of the best in the nation. The AGC CSEA program is the industry’s elite safety excellence awards program. It offers members the opportunity to evaluate their safety record by comparing a member’s safety record with other AGC members according to member size and construction type. Factors considered by the jury include the member’s overall program and safety record, training, and work experience. The program also recognizes companies that have developed and implemented premier safety and loss prevention programs, and showcases companies that have achieved continuous improvements and maintenance of their safety and health management systems.