Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP)

STEP - Merit Based Safety Recognition for the Merit Shop

Established in 1989 by the ABC National Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Committee, the Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) program was developed and written by contractors, for contractors. There is no charge for this service (unless you are applying for STEP Diamond or Platinum), and your responses are strictly confidential.

Why Join?
Safety is Priority - With STEP, You Can Improve It
  • Organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs
  • The Key Component system forms a 20 point guide to starting, updating or auditing a company-wide safety program
  • Incorporates both OSHA required safety data with self-assessment requirements to give a full, wide ranging report on the entire nature of a company's Safety Program
  • Designed to benefit both large and small contractors alike
  • Recognition for ABC members at both National and Chapter level, with various recognition events held throughout the year
  • Can also lead National Safety Excellence Awards and Accredited Quality Contractor recognition
  • 2017 STEP data shows STEP Diamond participants are 770% safer than the BLS average in a number of areas, leading to benefits both when bidding for business and negotiating insurance rates


 Beth & Kelly
 Central Iowa Water Association
 Brockway Mechanical & Roofing
 ACI Mechanical, Inc.*
 Black Electric, Inc.*
 Webster Electric  Community Electric*  Cunningham, Inc.*  American Boiler & Mechanical  Mechanical Air Systems

 Dahl Air Conditioning & Heating
 Halverson Trane
 Gethmann Construction
 River Cities Engineering

 Frye Builders*  Shaw Electric, Inc.*  Hometown Plumbing & Heating*  QCI Thermal

 K&W Electric, Inc.*  Todd & Sargent, Inc.*  Insulation Contractor Services*

 Kinzler Construction Services, Inc.*  Tradesmen International, Inc.*  Interstates Companies*
   Kline Electric
   Keen Project Solutions*

 Kruck Plumbing & Heating Company, Inc.*
 Younglove Construction, LLC*

   Mid-States Electric
   Modern Builders
   NAI Electrical Contractors

 Nelson Electric

 Price Electric*

 Proctor Mechanical Corporation*

* In Attendance at 2017 EIC