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From the Desk of Executive Director Bryon Short

From the Desk of Executive Director Bryon Short - August 26, 2022

When most people think of NASA they are envisioning rocket launches but for those of us in the construction industry NASA has a different meaning. The 2021 National AGC Safety Awards (NASA) Program was a great success this year with over 1,500 general contractor, specialty and associate members across the nation participating. The NASA program has been an ongoing effort since 1991 offering AGC members a means to evaluate their safety records. The NASA compares an AGC member’s safety record with other AGC members according to the member size and construction type.

DCA had a record number of members submitting their 2021 safety records for consideration by the NASA Program this past spring. We also saw a record number of DCA members receiving NASA Certificates of Commendation for having achieved a zero-incident rate or an incident rate of 25% below their division’s average.

Congratulations to our members who achieved such safety records in 2021:

Bancroft Construction

GBuild Construction Managers

Battaglia Associates Inc.

I.D. Griffith, Inc.

Bear Materials

Med-Tex Services, Inc.

BPGS Construction, LLC

Peter D. Furness Electric Co. Inc.

Brandywine Construction Co. Inc.

Superior Electric

Contractors Materials, LLC

Wayman Fire Protection, Inc.

Corrado Construction Company

Wolshen Construction

EDIS Company

I know all of our members make the safety of their employees their number one priority. The DCA Education and Training Committee is here to help your company keep that commitment. Offering everything from First Aide to OSHA 30 Hour, DCA has the training your workforce needs to be safe and skilled. Please reach out to Jamie Chamber,, with any training needs you have.

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