22 Union Contractors Working in Minnesota Receive 'Safety Driven' Awards

According to Minnesota LECET (Laborers Employers Cooperation and Education Trust), there are currently more than 11,000 skilled construction laborers working on highway and commercial construction and environmental and public works projects throughout Minnesota and North Dakota. Through its "Safety Driven" incentive program, the union recently recognized 22 signatory contractors comprised in that number, saying they exemplified "the essence of construction site safety."

The incentive program offers quarterly and annual award recognitions throughout the year culminating in the Annual Laborers Award during the fall of each year, where one union laborer will be randomly drawn for the annual recognition award. "We are very pleased with the significant response by union contractors to become part of Safety Driven," said Minnesota LECET Chairman Ron Thornburg. "Safety is important to both the union members and contractors to ensure the health of workers and in building high quality construction."

Those receiving LECET's latest Safety Driven Award of Excellence are:

Adolfson & Peterson, Minneapolis
Ames Construction, Burnsville, Minn.
Bituminous Roadways, Minneapolis
Carl Bolander & Sons, St. Paul, Minn.
Chicago Bridge & Iron, The Woodlands, Texas
Gunderson Construction, White Bear Lake, Minn.
Hardrives Inc., Rogers, Minn.
JE Dunn Construction, Minneapolis
JR Jensen Construction, Superior, Wis.
Knutson Construction, Minneapolis
Lakehead Constructors, Superior, Wis.
Landwehr Construction, St. Cloud, Minn.
Magney Construction, Chanhassen, Minn.
Mavo Systems, Minneapolis
McGough Construction, St. Paul, Minn.
Meyer Contracting, Minneapolis
Midwest Specialty Maintenance, Minneapolis
Mortenson Construction, Minneapolis
Oscar J. Boldt Construction, Appleton, Wis.
Ryan Companies US, Minneapolis
S.R. Weidema Inc., Osseo
Xcel Energy, Minneapolis

For more information about Minnesota's skilled construction laborers or Safety Driven, visit www.mnlecet.org.

Download Center

  • Lone Worker Safety Guide

    As organizations digitalize and remote operations become more commonplace, the number of lone workers is on the rise. These employees are at increased risk for unaddressed workplace accidents or emergencies. This guide was created to help employers better understand common lone worker risks and solutions for lone worker risk mitigation and incident prevention.

  • Online Safety Training Buyer's Guide

    Use this handy buyer's guide to learn the basics of selecting online safety training and how to use it at your workplace.

  • COVID Return-to-Work Checklist, Fall 2021

    Use this checklist as an aid to help your organization return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic in a safe and healthy manner.

  • SDS Buyer's Guide

    Learn to make informed decisions while searching for SDS Management Software.

  • Risk Matrix Guide

    Risk matrices come in many different shapes and sizes. Understanding the components of a risk matrix will allow you and your organization to manage risk effectively.

  • Industry Safe

Featured Whitepapers

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - November December 2021

    November December 2021

    Featuring:

    • GAS DETECTION
      How to Streamline Gas Detector Maintenance
    • OSHA TOP 10
      OSHA's Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2021
    • PROTECTIVE APPAREL
      How PPE Can Help You Deal with the Harsh Condition of Winter
    • HEARING PROTECTION
      Tackling Hearing Protection in the Workplace
    View This Issue