In This Issue:
  • The Safe & Healthy Construction Pledge
  • ABC World Class Safety- STEP
  • ABC Virtual Leadership Training
  • ABC Webinar Series
  • ABC Empire Chapter COVID-19 Resources
Associated Builders and Contractors founded the Safe and Healthy Construction Pledge in May 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the need for an enhanced commitment to safety under new protocols.

With construction back in full swing, we at ABC are proud to lead the industry in our commitment to safe and healthy construction. We want to thank you for your commitment to keep your current and future workers safe while New York State reopens.
ABC Helps Members Achieve World-Class Safety
ABC strives to provide all members with the knowledge and tools to achieve the highest standard for health, safety, wellness and environment in the construction industry. ABC’s STEP Safety Management System proves that world-class safety is achievable with a company-wide commitment to safety as a core value.

Now more than ever is the time t o take a STEP to stay together as safety leaders in our industry. Take the commitment to make your company stronger, to make your sites safer, and your projects better as you get the recognition and assistance your company deserves.
For more information on STEP please contact Amy Platenik at
Leadership Training
“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another." - John C. Maxwell

As we emerge from our shutdown and as new issues develop in the workforce, having a trained team of dedicated leaders is essential. This 8-hour interactive online training is designed for new supervisors and emerging leaders in your company.
ABC Empire Chapter Resources
Notice for Out of State Contractors Working in New York
It was brought to the state’s attention that on the Attestation section of the NY Forward website, there was no way for an out of state contractor to comply. They’ve amended the section where the address of the location of the project is required. It looks like this:
If you have an out of state contractor on one of your sites, please let them know they need to fill out the form and send it in acknowledging they are following the guidelines.