San Jose, CA, USA (July 11, 2014) -- Rosendin Electric, (http://www.rosendin.com
), the nation's largest private electrical contractor and an employee-owned company, has been awarded a Certificate of Commendation for its excellent safety record by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).
A Certificate of Commendation is given by the AGC to select contractors each year in various categories based on number of hours worked without an incident. Rosendin Electric was awarded a certificate in the category of Associates/Specialty Division with more than 6 million hours worked in 2013. The company reported an incident rate of 1.19 company-wide compared to the Division's average incident rate of 2.23. Rosendin Electric also recorded zero lost workday cases, compared to 0.32 average reported for the Division.
"Our entire work culture is centered on safety, which is why we have had such an outstanding record year after year," said Marty Rouse, CSP, CHST, Vice President of Safety for Rosendin Electric. "We continue to receive recognition for safety best practices on both a regional and national level, and we believe that our outstanding record is just one of the reasons that employees consider Rosendin Electric a great place to work and our customers consider us a great business to work with."
The AGC also recognized Rosendin Electric with other safety awards in 2013, including the First Place National 2013 AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Award, Specialty Division, for contractors with more than one million hours worked. The AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter recognized the company's Oregon office with a Recognition of Safety Excellence (ROSE) Award in the Specialty Division for more than one million man hours worked. Rosendin Electric's Virginia office received both a Corporate Safety Award from the AGC Metro DC Chapter. The AGC of California awarded Rosendin Electric a Second Place Safety Award of Excellence in the Specialty Division for companies with over one million hours worked. And Rosendin Electric's Texas division received a Certificate of Excellence for Job Site Safety in the Specialty Contractor category from the AGC Texas Building Branch.
About Rosendin Electric
Rosendin Electric, Inc., headquartered in San Jose, California, is an employee-owned electrical engineering, power and communications provider and is the largest privately held electrical contractor in the United States. With over 5,000 employees and experience worldwide, Rosendin Electric has built upon a 95-year reputation for quality design and installations. For additional information, visit http://www.rosendin.com.