Safety & Management Education

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Chapter deadlines for submission of STEP applications can be found here. As a reminder, STEP applications are accepted year-round; deadlines are to guarantee inclusion in your local ABC chapter's safety awards.

Winners of the 2015 ABC National Safety Excellence Awards have been selected and will be announced during the 26th annual Excellence In Construction Awards Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. as part of ABC's Workforce Week. To register for the event, please click here. A complete listing of all 2014 National Safety Merit, Excellence & Pinnacle Award winners can be found here.

Save time--apply for STEP online! Get instantaneous results using the new, easier to use application--now you can save your application and come back later to complete! Click here to begin your 2016 STEP journey!

The mission of the ABC Carolinas' Safety Committee is to promote safety within the construction industry, provide a source of safety expertise and information, and assist in the development of safety programs in the interest of conserving employee health and company profitability. The ABC of the Carolinas Safety Committee supports the values of leadership and integrity through opportunities of training and consulting services to ABC of the Carolinas members. 

Established in 1989, the Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) serves as a valuable tool for ABC members to consistently build upon their safety training programs and gain recognition for their outstanding efforts.

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Get involved with fellow ABC members, safety staff and other professionals to discuss industry topics, safety news, regulations, and your everyday safety questions.

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ABC offers a variety of safety training opportunities through its 69 Chapters nationwide.

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Through participation in the ABC National Safety Excellence Awards (NSEA) and the Construction Users Round Table (CURT), ABC is proud to recognize companies who continually strive to maintain world-class safety training programs.

Learn more about the ABC National Safety Excellence Awards here.

To learn more about the CURT-CISE awards, please visit the CURT website at

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 Chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.