Safety Awards

These awards are framed and displayed at the Regional Offices of Ames Construction. Click on a year to see the awards for that year.

  • 2016 Meritorious Achievement Award in Occupational Safety

    Ames Construction received the 2016 Meritorious Achievement Award in Occupational Safety from the Minnesota Safety Council for a superior safety record.

    2016 Perfect Record Award

    Ames Construction received the 2016 Perfect Record Award – from the Utah Safety Council for achieving zero OSHA recordable injuries, illnesses, days away from work or deaths in 2015.

    2016 Award of Honor

    Ames Construction received the 2016 Award of Honor – from the Utah Safety Council for meeting all the criteria of their safety awards and exceeding the performance of others considered for awards in 2015

    2016 Million Hours Award

    Ames Construction received the 2016 Million Hours Award – from the Utah Safety Council in recognition of accomplishing one million consecutive employee-hours during 2015 without incurring an OSHA Recordable injury, illness, days away from work or death.

    2016 Award of Merit

    Ames Construction received the 2016 Award of Merit – from the Utah Safety Council for outstanding achievements in corporate safety programs, having achieved an incident rate that is lower than the national average and demonstrating continuous improvement and sustained levels of excellence in safety for 2015.

    2016 Contractor Safety Award

    Ames Construction received the 2016 Contractor Safety Award from the Nevada Mining Association in recognition for having achieved the lowest total safety rate during the Calendar year of 2015.

    2016 Aggregate Safety Award

    Ames Construction received the 2016 Aggregate Safety Award from the Nevada Mining Association in recognition for having achieved the lowest total safety rate at the Ames Backfill Portable Crusher during the Calendar year of 2015

    2016 NDRM & CPA Gold Star Award

    Ames Construction received the 2016 NDRM&CPA Gold Star Award from North Dakota Ready Mix and the Concrete Products Association for excellence in concrete and masonry for work on the State Avenue Railroad Bridge in Dickinson North Dakota.

    2016 Contractor Safety Award, Gold Level

    Ames Construction was awarded the 2016 Contractor Safety Award, Gold Level, based on criteria established by the NRC (National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association.) Safety Committee for distinguished safety performance.

  • 2015 Award of Merit

    Ames Construction received the 2015 Award of Merit – from the Utah Safety Council for outstanding achievements in corporate safety programs, having achieved an incident rate that is lower than the national average and demonstrating continuous improvement and sustained levels of excellence in safety for 2014.

    2015 Million Hours Award

    Ames Construction received the 2015 Million Hours Award – from the Utah Safety Council in recognition of accomplishing one million consecutive employee-hours during 2014 without incurring an OSHA Recordable injury, illness, days away from work or death.

    2015 Award of Honor

    Ames Construction received the 2015 Award of Honor – from the Utah Safety Council for meeting all the criteria of their safety awards and exceeding the performance of others considered for awards in 2014.

    2015 Perfect Record Award

    Ames Construction received the 2015 Perfect Record Award – from the Utah Safety Council for achieving zero OSHA recordable injuries, illnesses, days away from work or deaths in 2014.

    2015 Platinum Award for Safety

    Ames Construction received the 2015 Platinum Award for Safety from the AGC of Utah for its record in safety during 2014.

    2015 Recognition of Safety Excellence (Rose Award), Second Place

    Ames Construction received the 2015 Recognition of Safety Excellence (Rose Award) Second Place from the AGC of Iowa for work performed on the Red Rock Hydroelectric Project near Pella Iowa.

  • 2014 OSHAs VPP Award recipient  Denver LRT

    OSHAs Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) recognizes individual companies and worksites that implement comprehensive, effective workplace safety and health programs for their employees that go beyond required OSHA standards. This esteemed recognition has been awarded to only 0.03% of America's workplaces.

    2014 Award of Merit

    The Utah Safety Council awarded Ames Construction its 2014 Award of Merit and Perfect Record Award. The Award of Merit recognizes companies with incident rates below the national average, sustained or continually improving statistics, and essential elements of safety and health programs. This is the ninth consecutive year that Ames has received this award.

    2014 Platinum Safety Award

    The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Utah recognized Ames Construction with the Platinum Safety Award for outstanding safety performance and incident rates 25% below the national average.

    2014 Perfect Record Award

    The Utah Safety Council awarded Ames Construction its 2014 The Perfect Record award, which recognizes companies that had no injuries for the prior twelve months. Ames is one of a select few to receive this award and the only large construction company to receive it.

    2014 Outstanding Safety Recognition

    For outstanding safety performance, the Utah Mining Association awarded Ames for no injuries in the workplace for the previous year.

    2014 First Place Safety Award - Contractor Division

    Ames Construction was awarded first place by the Nevada Mining Association in the contractor group for best safety rating. This award is evaluated based on injury statistics and violation history. Ames received a 2nd Place award in 2013, and 1st in 2012 and 2011.

    2104 Contractor Safety Award, Category 4, Gold Level

    Ames Construction was awarded the 2014 Contractor Safety Ward, Category 4, Gold Level based on criteria established by the NRC (National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association.) Safety Committee for distinguished safety performance.

    2014 Safety Award of Excellence

    Ames Construction received the 2014 Safety award of Excellence from the Intermountain Section of the American Waterworks Association.

    2014 Mine Safety Award

    Ames Construction has received the 2014 Mine Safety Award from the Utah Mining Association for Outstanding safety performance.

  • 2013 Occupant Protection Award

    Ames Construction has received the 2013 Occupant Protection award from the Utah Safety Council and the Department of Public Safety, Highway Safety Office. The award was in recognition of State Wide, 100% seat belt usage by Ames Construction.

    2013 Award of Merit

    Ames Construction has received the 2013 Award of Merit from the Utah Safety Council in recognition of outstanding safety performance in the field.

    2013 Outreach Campaign / Local Level - First place

    Ames Construction, as part of the Provo River Constructors and the I-15 CORE project has received first place in the 2013 Outreach Campaign / Local Level Awards. UDOT awarded the project for the "I-15 CORE Lane Split Education Campaign" carried out by the project team. An effort that increased traffic safety and reduced congestion during construction.

    2013 Training Programs / Local Level - Second Place

    Ames Construction, as part of the Provo River Constructors and the I-15 CORE project has received second place in the 2013 Training Programs / Local Level Awards. UDOT awarded the "Provo River Constructors Joint Venture Company:I-15 Corridor Expansion Project" for superior project safety. As a result 7.3 Million man-hours were performed with zero fatalities and One million man-hours were achieved with zero lost-time incidents.

    2013 Special Recognition Award - Zero Recordable Incidents

    Ames Construction has received the 2013 Special Recognition Award - Zero Recordable Incidients, from Barrick Goldstrike mine, for work done on the TCM Leach Pad Project. For the project, Ames poured over 15,200 cubic yards of concrete and handled over 5 Million pounds of rebar.

    2013 Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Award, Training: Local/Municipal Category

    Ames Construction, as part of the Provo River Constructors Joint Venture, received the 2013 Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Award, Training: Local/Municipal Category from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association for work done on the I-15 Corridor Expansion Project.

    2013 Contractor Safety Award, Category 4, Gold Level

    Ames Construction was awarded the 2013 Contractor Safety Ward, Category 4, Gold Level based on criteria established by the NRC (National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association.) Safety Committee for distinguished safety performance.

  • 2012 Plant Safety Award - Tailings

    Ames Construction was awarded the 2012 Plant Safety Award, Tailings by Kennecott Utah Copper for a superior safety record.

    2012 Contractor Safety Award, Category 4, Gold Level

    Ames Construction was awarded the 2012 Contractor Safety Ward, Category 4, Gold Level based on criteria established by the NRC (National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association.) Safety Committee for distinguished safety performance

    2012 Minnesota Occupational Safety Award

    Ames Construction received the 2012 Meritorious Achievement Award in Occupational Safety from the Minnesota Safety Council.

    2012 Contractor Mining Mine Safety Award, 1st Place, Nevada Mining Operations

    The Nevada Mining Association has awarded Ames Construction, the "2012 Contractor Mining Mine Safety Award, 1st Place, Nevada Mining Operations" for achieving the a best total safety rating during the Calendar Year of 2012.

    2012 Achievement of Safety Excellence

    Ames Construction was awarded the 2012 Achievement of Safety Excellence, Platinum Award, by the AGC Utah Chapter for a safety record with an incident rate 25% below the national average.

    2012 Safety Award of Merit

    Ames Construction received the 2012 Award of Merit from the Utah Safety Council for outstanding safety performance.

  • 2011 Best Safety Performance - Tailings

    Ames Construction was awarded the 2011 Best Safety Performance by the RioTinto for work at the Kennecott Copper Tailings Dam in Utah.

    2011 Award of Merit Utah Safety Council

    Ames Construction has been honored with the 2011 Award of Merit from the Utah Safety Council for outstanding safety performance.

    The 2011 Occupant Protection Award

    Ames earned this award for 100% seat belt usage rate. To attain this award, over 100 vehicles, commercial and light duty, maintained 100% compliance.

    2011 "Best Overall Safety Rating".

    The Nevada Mining Association awarded Ames Construction with a, second place, best overall safety rating in the Contractors division.

    2011 Mine Safety Award

    Ames Construction has received the Mine Safety Award from the Utah Mining Association for Outstanding safety performance in 2011

  • 2010 Contractor Mining Mine Safety Award, First Place Nevada Mining Operations

    Ames Construction has received the 2010 Contractor Mining Mine Safety Award, First Place Nevada Mining Operations from the Nevada Mining Association. It is in recognition for having achieved the lowest total safety rate during the calendar year of 2010.

    2010 Annual Mine Safety Award

    Ames Construction has received the 2010 Annual Mine Safety Award from the Utah Mining Association for outstanding safety performance in the year of 2010.

    2010 Zero Incident Rate Safety Award, Heavy Highway.

    Ames Construction has received the 2010 Zero Incident Rate, Heavy Highway Safety Award from the Wyoming Contractors Association. The award is in recognition of 100,001-200,000 man-hours worked with a zero incident rate.

    2010 Construction Safety Excellence Award

    Ames Construction received the 2010 Construction Safety Excellence Award from the Minnesota AGC and the Duluth Builders Exchange.

    2010 Achievement of Safety Excellence, Platinum

    Ames Construction received the 2010 Achievement of Safety Excellence Award, Platinum from the AGC of Utah for a record of recordable incidents that was 25% below the national average.

    Safety Award of Merit

    Ames Construction Received the 2010 Award of Merit from the Utah Safety Council for outstanding safety performance.

  • 2009 Award of Merit - Utah Safety Council

    Awarded to Ames Construction, Western Region, in recognition and appreciation in Safety as measured by outstanding safety performance.

    2009 First Place Safety Award - Wyoming Contractors Association

    Ames Construction was awarded First Place in the Heavy Highway Category - Over 200,000 man-hours worked with no recorded injury.

    2009 AGC of Utah Achievement of Safety Excellence

    Platinum Award presented to Ames Construction on achieving 25% below the National Average for our Experience Modification Rate (EMR).

    2009 Arizona Chapter Associated General Contractors (AZAGC) Safety Award Winner

    Ames Construction was chosen the winner of the AZAGC 2009 Safety Award for Over 1 Million man hours worked.

    2009 Contractor Mining Mine Safety Award, Second Place Nevada Mining Operations

    Ames Construction has received the 2009 Contractor Mining Mine Safety Award, Second Place Nevada Mining Operations from the Nevada Mining Association. It is in recognition for having achieved the lowest total safety rate during the calendar year of 2009.

  • 2008 Construction Safety Excellence Award, Associated General Contractors of America

    Prestigous award for safety excellence and outstanding safety performance in 2007.

    2008 Governor's Meritorious Safety Award Minnesota Safety Council

    Award for safety excellence and outstanding safety performance.

    2008 Platinum Award Winner - Achievement of Safety Excellence - AGC Utah

    Ames Construction was presented the Platinum Award for being 25% below the national average for the company's "Total Recordable Incident Rate" in the State of Utah for 2008.

    2008 United States Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health administration Certificate of Achievement in Safety

    Awarded to Ames Construction Western Region for the Small Bank or Pit Group Sentinels of Safety Program for its outstanding safety record in 2008 - 8,374 employee-hours worked without a lost workday injury.

    2008 Safety Award of Merit

    Ames Construction Received the 2008 Award of Merit from the Utah Safety Council for outstanding safety performance.

  • 2007 MNSHARP Construction Recognition to Midwest Region

    To achieve this award, Zumbro River Constructors (Ames Construction) worked to assemble a comprehensive safety and health program

    2007 Newmont Mining Company's North American Operations "0" All Injury Frequency Rate Achievement

    The Newmont Mining Company's North American Operations is pleased to recognize Ames Construction and its employees for their role in keeping the projects they worked on for the Nevada Operations Projects team accident free in 2007.

    2007 Safety Award of Merit

    Ames Construction Received the 2007 Award of Merit from the Utah Safety Council for outstanding safety performance.

  • 2006 Award of Honor
    Utah Safety Council

    Prestigious Award for Safety Excellence and Outstanding Safety Performance

    2006 MSHA Sentinels of Safety Achievment

    Crusher plant at Provo and Browns Canyon

    2006 MSHA Safe Mine Achievement Award Portable Crusher Crew

    Award presented to Ames Construction, Inc. (Ames PU 42-02321) in recognition of the company's efforts to reduce violaions, accidents and juries in the Rocky Mountain District.

    2006 Safety Award of Merit

    Ames Construction received the 2006 Award of Merit from the Utah Safety Council for outstanding safety performance.

  • 2005 President's Safety Award

    Kennecott Utah Copper

    2005 Safety Award of Merit

    Ames Construction received the 2005 Award of Merit from the Utah Safety Council for outstanding safety performance.

  • 2001 Tri-State Safety Award
    Duke-Fluor Daniel

    Arlington Valley Energy Facility Project
    100,000 hrs without a lost time incident