Zampell Refractories, Inc. Named S.T.E.P. Award Recipient

WOBURN, MA – MAY 14th, 2015 – ZAMPELL COMPANIES – The Gould Construction Institute (GCI) congratulates Zampell Refractories, Inc., located in Newburyport, MA, for recently being named a Platinum Safety, Training, and Evaluation Process (S.T.E.P.) Award recipient at the 11th Annual GCI Safety & Education Dinner held at the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham, MA.

For GCI, the S.T.E.P. Awards are the premier event of the year. “A contractor’s most valuable resource is their workers. There is nothing more important than jobsite safety” commented Barbara Lagergren, President of the Gould Construction Institute. “Tonight’s award recipients deserve each and every accolade they received by continuing to raise the standards of safety, training, and education throughout the construction industry.”

The S.T.E.P. Awards are presented annually to ABC Member companies with exceptional safety records, and this year’s applicant pool was fiercely competitive. Applicants are critiqued on a number of statistical factors such as incident rates, lost time and OSHA recordables combined with a safety audit consisting of twenty key components.

This year Zampell Refractories, Inc. took home the Platinum S.T.E.P. Award in recognition for its outstanding commitment to ensuring a safe work environment for their workforce.

GCI is the training affiliate of the Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. For more information about GCI and their course offerings, please call (781) 270-9990.