TOLEDO, Ohio, May 31, 2019 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce that they have been recognized for their safety accomplishments by the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) and Safety Council of Northwest Ohio. The BWC and the Safety Council of Northwest Ohio presented their 65th annual safety recognition awards on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
SSOE was recognized with a total of four awards. Both SSOE, Inc. and SSOE Systems, their construction management division, received the 100% Award. This is awarded to companies that work the entire year without a lost-time injury. Additionally, SSOE Inc, was presented with an Achievement Award and a Group Award. The Achievement Award honors companies that decrease their incident rate by at least 25% from the previous year and the Group Award recognizes companies with the lowest incident rate in their respective group.
“I would like to personally congratulate both our Systems and Inc. teams for their contributions to the safety success within SSOE Group,” says Scott Goodwin, Corporate Safety Manager at SSOE. “Both teams work hard to ensure that all of our employees, partners, and clients worldwide go home to their loved ones. We are honored to receive these awards and are thankful to our employees who have embraced our “safety-always” culture and “for safety’s sake, do something” mantra which encourages them to have a voice and responsibility to prevent an incident from occurring, thus preventing injuries.”
Central to SSOE’s organizational culture is their commitment to the health and safety of employees with a corporate goal to achieve zero recordable injuries each year. With more than 20 offices globally and over 1,000 employees, SSOE offers safety programs including: new hire safety training and orientation, continuous training to increase safety knowledge and maintain focus, shared incident reports and near misses to raise safety awareness, weekly safety tips that provide corporate-wide meeting topics, quarterly safety meetings with guest speakers, OSHA training for all technical employees, safety blog, and additional client and project specific safety training as required.
To learn more about safety at SSOE, visit: www.ssoe.com/about-us/safety/