IDOL recognizes contractor for workplace safety excellence

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The Indiana Department of Labor (IDOL) says that BMWC Constructors, Inc. (BMWC) of Indianapolis has achieved Mobile STAR re-certification in the Indiana Voluntary Protection Program.

This mobile worksite recognition is part of a selection of workplaces that have exceeded occupational safety and health standards and demonstrated commitment to putting the wellbeing of Hoosier workers first, the state agency said in a news release.

The STAR status is a unique part of the Voluntary Protection Program which provides recognition to Indiana employers that operate exemplary safety and health management systems. Certification in VPP is an achievement that identifies employers that serve as model worksites for Hoosier workplace safety and health, the news release says.

“It’s very easy for a company to claim that there are too many employees and subcontractors and not enough time to train them, — but not BMWC,” said IDOL Commissioner Rick J. Ruble. “The management and employees at BMWC are role models for investing in and protecting their workers.”

BMWC is a major general-industrial construction company engaged in multi-million-dollar capital projects, in-plant maintenance and turnarounds. Since 1955, BMWC has evolved into a process-driven company, providing repeat service to a prestigious list of Fortune 500 clients in the aerospace, chemical, electric power, food and beverage, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, refining, semiconductor and manufacturing industries.

These clients include AEP, BP Refining, Corteva, Duke Energy, Hoosier Energy, IP&L, NIPSCO, Rolls Royce and others.

BMWC Constructors, Inc.’s Mobile Worksite has prioritized safety and invested into multiple safety engineers and experts having a presence at their jobs. The company has a three-year average Total Case Incidence Rate 44 percent below the national average for the industry and employs approximately 500 fulltime workers across multiple jobs.


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