Gambrills, MD, June 2022—Reliable Contracting has achieved the Diamond Level in the Associated Builders and Contractor’s STEP Safety Management System. Founded more than three decades ago, STEP has evolved into a world-class safety program that dramatically improves safety performance among construction industry participants, with top-performing Diamond members achieving incident rates 645% safer than the industry average.
About Reliable Contracting
Reliable Contracting has been serving Maryland in the construction industry since 1928 and is now one of the leading asphalt manufacturers in the state. They are Anne Arundel County’s largest sitework contractor with over 400 employees and over 374 years of combined experience in the management team alone, and their two locations in Anne Arundel County are NAPA recognized. Reliable Contracting promotes both road work safety and employee health, their aim ever being to set the standard of excellence in the construction industry.
Achieving the Diamond Level
STEP participants measure their safety processes and policies on key components through a detailed questionnaire with the goal of implementing or enhancing safety programs that reduce jobsite incidents. Reliable Contracting takes safety seriously, recognizing the need for enhanced work zone safety for every project, whether it be road construction, concrete installation, utility installation, stormwater management, or grading and excavation. With combined training, experience, and vigilance, Reliable employees continue to be those you can depend on.
“Safety is a journey, and that journey is possible because of systems like STEP, which enables ABC member contractors like Reliable Contracting to have safer and more productive job sites,” said Greg Sizemore, ABC vice president of health, safety, environment and workforce development. “Committing to total human health is essential to ensure the physical and mental health and safety of our workforce, and I commend Reliable Contracting for consistently fulfilling those commitments to raise the bar of safety performance.”
According to ABC’s annual Safety Performance Report, STEP participants, regardless of company size or type of work, can reduce recordable incidents up to 84%, making the best performing companies more than eight times safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average. Ratings range from Diamond, the highest, to Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Participant.
To learn more about the STEP program, visit abc.org/step.
ABOUT RELIABLE CONTRACTING
Reliable is dedicated to delivering quality products, displaying professionalism within the firm, seeking new opportunities for expansion and profitability, and providing an environment for individual success. If you have a commercial or residential construction project that you need taken care of, please contact Anne Arundel County’s largest site-work contractor today by calling 410-987-0313 or visiting our website. You can also follow Reliable Contracting on Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter!
Reliable Contracting Company serves the following and surrounding counties: Annapolis, Queen Anne’s, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Calvert, Caroline, Charles, Howard, Prince George, St. Mary’s, Talbot, and Washington D.C.