Safety at Glacier Construction Company

At Glacier Construction Co., Inc. our commitment to safety is based on our vision to create a working environment that places the highest value on the welfare of the individual, instills a sense of ownership among employees, and embraces excellence in all aspects of performance.

Our mission is simple: to add value for our customers through best-in-class safety performance.  We pledge to place the safety and well-being of our employees and subcontractors first and to embody honesty and integrity in the pursuit of our vision.

The path to honor our vision includes work planning, hazard analysis, and hazard control.  We seek and utilize employee and subcontractor participation while integrating the customer's requirements and expectations.  We hold ourselves responsible and accountable for the safety performance of the organization and have management and feeedback systems that permit us to measure our progress.

Safety Task Force

The centerpiece of the operational side of this personal and professional mission is the Glacier Construction Safety Task Force.  This collection of individuals comprises our best minds that collectively have centuries of work experience.  The purpose of this group is to maintain our ongoing commitment to our safety mission and to constantly refine our best safety practices.  The Safety Task Force serves as both a think tank and policy forum and remains effective by constantly cultivating a team approach.

Major Awards

  • 2017 AGC Construction Safety Excellency Award- Utility Infrastructure (3rd)
  • 2016 AGC Construction Safety Excellency Award- Utility Infrastructure (3rd)
  • 2016 AGC Zero Incidence Rate Award
  • 2015 AGC National AGC Safety Award, Zero Incidents 
  • 2011 AGC National Safety Excellence Award, Municipal Division
  • 2010 CCA Zero Incidence Rate Award 
  • 2009 CCA Zero Incidence Rate Award
  • 2008 CCA Zero Incidence Rate Award 
  • 2008 CCA Life Safety Award
  • 2007 AGC National Safety Excellence Award, Municipal Division 
  • 2007 CCA Improved Safety Excellence Award 
  • 2007 Zero Incident Award
  • 2006 CCA Incident Rate 25% Below National Average Award
  • 2005 CCA Life Saving Award
  • 2004 AGC Best Overall Safety Performance by a General Contractor
  • 2003 AGC Best Overall Safety Performance by a Superintendant
  • 2003 AGC Best Overall Safety Performance by a General Contractor

Safety Organizations

Glacier is a corporate member of the following safety organizations:

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
                     

Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
             

Colorado Contractors Association (CCA)
                

Colorado Safety Association (CSA)