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PIPING SYSTEMS Achieves World-Class Safety Standards Through Platinum ABC STEP Program

Assonet, MA, April 20, 2021—PSI today announced it has achieved Platinum, the highest level possible, in Associated Builders and Contractor’s STEP Safety Management System, meaning the company is 242% safer than the industry average. Founded more than three decades ago, STEP has evolved into a world-class safety program that dramatically improves safety performance among construction industry participants..

“Clients can rest assured that we remain committed to providing a safe workplace; Safety first creates security for our families, co-workers and our clients. PSI has been participating in the ABC STEP Safety Management System since 2003 and we plan on continuing our participation for many years in the future.” says Pauline L Lally, previous CEO and owner of PSI.

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.

“Safety is a journey, and that journey is possible because of systems like STEP, which enables ABC member contractors like PSI to have a safer and more productive jobsite,´ said Greg Sizemore, ABC vice president of health, safety, environment and workforce development. “Committing to total human health is essential to ensure both the physical and mental health and safety of our workforce, and I commend [company] for consistently fulfilling those commitments to raising the bar of safety performance.”

According to ABC’s annual Safety Performance Report, STEP participants, regardless of company size or type of work, and can reduce recordable incidents up to 85%, 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 abcstep.org.

Awards and Achievements

Year Type Level
2021 ABC Step Award Platinum
2020 ABC Step Award Bronze
2019 ABC Step Award Silver
2018 ABC Step Award Silver
2017 ABC Step Award Silver
2016 ABC Step Award Gold
2015 ABC Step Award Gold
2014 ABC Step Award Platinum
2013 ABC Step Award Silver
2012 ABC Step Award Silver
Year Type Level
2011 ABC Step Award Silver
2010 ABC Step Award Gold
2009 ABC Step Award Gold
2008 ABC Step Award Gold
2007 ABC Step Award Gold
2006 ABC Step Award Silver
2005 ABC Step Award Silver
2004 ABC Step Award Silver
2003 ABC Step Award Silver