Gaylor Electric Named as Safety Leader in Construction Community

Gaylor Electric has announced that they earned a National Safety Excellence Award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) along with an Diamond-level STEP Safety Award at the 32nd annual Excellence in Construction Awards during ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio, TX.

National Safety Excellence Award winners are selected from ABC member firms that achieved Diamond, Platinum and Gold status in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System in 2021. During the selection process, contractors were judged on selfevaluation scores, lost workday case rates, total recordable incident rates, leading indicator use, process and program innovations and video interviews conducted by members of ABC’s National Health and Safety Committee.

“Over the years, our safety culture has been carefully and intentionally developed.” Said Gaylor Electric, President and CEO, Chuck Goodrich.

Being certified as an ABC STEP Contractor means that Gaylor Electric has demonstrated a focus on safety that includes a robust safety training program, toolbox talks, and a dedicated safety team that is focused that each process is not only performed at the highest level of efficiency, but also as safely as possible.

“Through our industry-leading safety programs, we cultivate safe jobsites for everyone involved – our employees, the employees of our project partners, and members of the general public who may be impacted by our projects.” Goodrich said.

“Creating a work culture that focuses on safety and total human health is a top priority of ABC,” said 2022 National Chair of the ABC Board of Directors Stephanie Schmidt, president, Poole Anderson Construction, State College, Pennsylvania. “Gaylor Electric not only represents some of ABC’s top performers, but also demonstrates the difference it makes when implementing the foundations of and daily conditions for world-class safety.”

The National Safety Excellence Awards are presented in three major North American Industry Classification System code categories: NAICS 236—Construction of Buildings; NAICS 237—Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction; and NAICS 238—Specialty Trade Contractors.

STEP, the standard for developing world-class safety management systems in construction, is designed to help both large and small contractors evaluate every aspect of their corporate safety and health programs and identify opportunities for improvement. See a complete list of winners on ABC’s website, As the Highest Performing National Contractor of Excellence, Gaylor Electric is comprised of multiple production and innovation driven locations that provide innovative industry expertise, delivering client-focused solutions. They are committed to utilizing all data that will enable us to accomplish our goal of personal, company and client success. Visit for more information.