10/30/2019 – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Connecticut Chapter has recognized Adam Peters, KBE Building Corporation’s Corporate Safety Director, as the 2019 Safety Professional of the Year. Mr. Peters was honored at the organization’s annual Excellence in Construction Awards event on October 24, 2019 at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington, CT.
This honor recognizes Mr. Peters’ ongoing and outstanding commitment to improving worker safety throughout the construction industry as well as on KBE’s projects.
In describing Mr. Peter’s award, the independent panel of judges cited the following achievements:
“As Corporate Safety Director, Adam:
- Managed the safety and health program for all KBE entities in 17 states
- Managed two federal OSHA partnership projects completed in 2018
- Had 268,000 total KBE field employee work hours with zero lost time
- Utilized new GPS monitoring technology, a wearable worker’s device that recognizes fall data and assists in emergency evaluation
- Led KBE to an EMR below the national average.”
Mr. Peters has been with KBE since 2000 and has more than 25 years of construction industry experience. He ensures that KBE’s safety program complies with industry safety standards, regulations, and Federal and State laws throughout the company and all project locations. He also ensures that the safety program is enforced, including safety program development, personnel training, and performing project audits. To date, he has managed five federal OSHA partnership projects.
About KBE Building Corporation
Located in Farmington, CT; Norwalk, CT; and Columbia, MD, KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the retail, educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, and institutional markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Learn more at www.kbebuilding.com.
KBE is one of the KBE Companies, which includes KBE-NY, serving metropolitan New York, and New Valley Construction, serving the Western US. Through this affiliation of full-service construction management firms, the KBE Companies serve clients throughout the US in the senior living, higher education, retail, corporate, government, hospitality/entertainment, and health care markets.
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