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STEP Safety Management System

Members of ABC of Iowa that receive award status in the Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) program are among the safest construction companies in the nation - up to 645% safer!

Take the first step towards achieving world-class safety by participating in STEP - whether you are beginning your safety journey or continuing to strengthen your performance.

Getting started with STEP is free, and it can help you lower your workers compensation insurance rates.


How STEP Works:



The STEP Safety Management System is an organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs, that incorporates both OSHA required safety data and self-assessment requirements to give a full, wide-ranging report on the entire nature of your company's safety program(s). STEP was developed in 1989, written by contractors, for contractors, and is designed to benefit both large and small contractors alike.

 There is no charge for this service (unless you are applying for STEP Diamond or Platinum), and your responses are strictly confidential. 

Participating companies score their level of achievement for each component on a weighted point scale and document their incident rates (TRIR and EMR).

Companies receive a recognition level of Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze or Participant based on this data.

Questions? Contact Tom VanderLinden at 515-985-1166.

Applications are due by Friday, September 2nd.


2021 Award Recipients

Award Level Diamond Platinum Gold Silver Bronze

ACI Mechanical, Inc. American Boiler & Mechanical Iowa Insulation, Inc. Brockway Mechanical & Roofing Co., Inc. Brandt Construction, Inc.

Insulation Contractor Services Camblin Mechanical, Inc. Kruck Plumbing & Heating Co., Inc. Keen Project Solutions Dahl Air Conditioning & Heating, LLC

Interstates Hometown Plumbing & Heating
Kinseth Plumbing & Heating HPC, LLC (Harold Pike Construction)

Mechanical Air Systems Company Klinger Companies/Younglove Construction, L.L.C.
Mid States Electric Co., Inc. K & W Electric, Inc.

River Cities Engineering, Inc. Price Electric
Nelson Electric LLC Kline Electric

Shaw Electric, Inc. QCI Thermal Systems
Proctor Mechanical Corp. K-W Electric, Inc.

Suter Services Modern Builders, Inc.

Todd & Sargent, Inc. NAI Electrical Contractors

Read ABC’s 2021 Safety Performance Report to understand the impact of STEP participation on safety performance.

Packed with infographics and practical takeaways, the report documents the dramatic impact of using proactive safety practices to reduce recordable incidents by up to 85 percent, making the best-performing companies 655 percent safer than the industry average.