Recognition

We are proud to be recognized by major awards programs — sponsored by professional associations, government agencies, civic organizations and industry publications — for excellence in safety standards and practices.

At Ѷֱ, safety is a primary consideration in everything we do; it is fundamental to our everyday culture. Whether working in the office or from a project site; we are dedicated to operating and maintaining projects in a safe and efficient manner.

We are proud to be recognized by major awards programs — sponsored by professional associations, government agencies, civic organizations and industry publications — for excellence in safety standards and practices.

Our selection for these prestigious industry honors reflects our commitment to guiding the architecture, construction and engineering industries as a safety thought leader.  Ѷֱ has received many industry accolades, including the following:

  • Ѷֱ’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael S. Burke was named to the U.S. National Safety Council’s (NSC) 2015 list of “CEOs Who ‘Get It,’ ” which recognizes leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to employee safety and health.
  • To date, Ѷֱ has received the following awards from the U.S. National Safety Council: 275 Occupational Excellence in Safety awards, 46 Perfect Records Awards, 16 One-Million-Hours-Worked Injury-Free Awards, six  Industry Leaders awards, two superior safety awards, two safety leadership awards and one Corporate Culture of Safety award recognizing the firm as one of the safest companies in America.
  • The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents awarded Ѷֱ’s design build group with the President’s Award and legacy URS’ infrastructure and environment group with the Order of Distinction for winning 10 and 15 consecutive Gold Medal Awards, respectively. In addition, Ѷֱ Ltd. was recognized for winning six consecutive Gold Medal Awards.
  • During Construction Week organized by the Development Bureau and the Construction Industry Council, 11 Ѷֱ sites won 15 awards in the 21st Considerate Contractors Site Awards in Hong Kong.
  • Ѷֱ also has more than 12 project sites listed as Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) sites by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), recognizing employers and workers with effective safety and health management systems and injury and illness rates below national Bureau of Labor Statistics averages for their respective industries. This also includes several sites that have garnered and maintained OSHA VPP Star status for exceptional safety performance.