SAFETY

The Helm Group’s award-winning safety program is a direct reflection of the company’s commitment to eliminate accidents. Our greatest asset is our people and management has developed a culture where everyone goes home at the end of the day with no injuries or incidents.

Our goal is to be 100% accident free. We will not compromise jobsite safety. Managers, supervisors, and employees are all trained to identify and correct unsafe acts and unsafe conditions. Our project teams administer our corporate safety program at the project level, with the support and oversight of dedicated safety directors and safety staff.

We perform well over one million man-hours per year and have among the best safety statistics in the industry.

Experience Modification Rating 2014 (EMR): 0.47

Recordable Incident Rate 2014 Year End (RIR): 3.34

Days Away Restricted Time 2014 Year End (DART): 1.47

Lost Work Day Incident Rate 2014 Year End (LWDIR): 0.53


SAFETY AWARDS

  • Mechanical:

    2013 MCAA – Mechanical Contractors Association of America – Achieving Safety Excellence – Lost Workday Cases Incident Rate of at Least 25% Below the Industry Average

    2012 ASA – Association of Subcontractors and Affiliates – Exemplary Safety Program

    2012 Helm Group – Safety Award

    2012 LCCA – Lake County Contractors Association – Honorable Mention Award for Lost Work Day Incident Rate Below Industry Average

    2012 MCAA – Mechanical Contractors Association of America – Achieving Safety Excellence – Zero Lost Work Day Cases Incident Rate

    2012 PAMCANI – Plumbing and Mechanical Contrac tors Authority of Northern Illinois – Commitment to Safety

    2011 ASA – Association of Subcontractors and Affiliates – Exemplary Safety Program

    2011 LCCA – Lake County Contractors Association – Honorable Mention Award for Lost Work Day Incident Rate Below Industry Average

    2011 MCAA – Mechanical Contractors Association of America – Achieving Safety Excellence – Lost Work Day Incident Rate 25% Below Industry Average

    2011 PAMCANI – Plumbing and Mechanical Contrac tors Authority of Northern Illinois – Commitment to Safety

  • Civil:

    2013,2012,2011AGC of Illinois Low Incident Rate Award

    2012 AGC of Illinois Zero Incident Rate Award

    2013,2012,2011 AGC of America Low Incident Rate Award

    2013,2012,2011 Iowa Illinois Safety Council Incident Rate Award

    2013,2012,2011 Il lowa Construction Labor and Management Council Safety Rate Award

  • Heavy:

    2012 celebrated 10 years without a lost time incident

  • Conmat:

    2013 IAAP innovative safety and health leadership award

    2013 Rock Solid Safety Award Gold Level (2) Locations

    2012 Rock Solid Safety Award Gold Level (2) Locations

    2011 Rock Solid Safety Award Gold Level (2) Locations