Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP)

ABC’s Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) provides members with a safety benchmarking and improvement tool with proven results. The best-performing members dramatically reduce recordable incidents compared to the industry average.

ABC members want to send their workers home safely every night.

Take the first step towards achieving world-class safety by participating in STEP, whether you are beginning your safety journey or continuing to strengthen your performance.

Getting started with STEP is free (unless you are applying for STEP Diamond or Platinum), and your responses are strictly confidential.  The process can help you lower your workers compensation insurance rates.

  • Organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs
  • The Key Component system forms a 20 point guide to starting, updating or auditing a company-wide safety program
  • Incorporates both OSHA required safety data with self-assessment requirements to give a full, wide ranging report on the entire nature of a company’s Safety Program
  • Designed to benefit both large and small contractors alike
  • Recognition for ABC members at both National and Chapter level, with various recognition events held throughout the year
  • Can also lead National Safety Excellence Awards and Accredited Quality Contractor recognition
  • STEP data shows STEP participants beat BLS national averages in a number of areas, leading to benefits both when bidding for business and negotiating insurance rates.

ABC Safety Performance Report

ABC’s groundbreaking Safety Performance Report is an annual analysis of STEP participant data that documents the dramatic impact of using proactive safety practices to reduce recordable incidents, making the best-performing companies 670 percent safer than the industry average.