Winning the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence in an industry such as general construction contracting is a testament to our employees’ commitment and a genuine reminder to our clients that we are committed to providing them the assurance of a safe and structured project. James Construction is honored to be a 2010 award winner and one of only three construction companies across Pennsylvania to win this award since it began in 1997.

The Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence is a highly competitive award which recognizes successful employer-employee safety programs that produce tangible safety improvements.


Safety Record Highlights

  • Committed to safety, quality and environmental responsibility
  • Zero incident rate since 2007
  • No lost workdays since 2000
  • No environmental incidents
  • Recognized by the Department of the  Navy for completing the Safety Through Awards Recognition (STAR) program
  • PennSafe Workplace Safety Committee Certification every year since 2004


Safety is our #1 Priority.

James has developed a comprehensive, proactive safety program which
focuses on:

  • strategic safety planning
  • comprehensive safety training
  • vigorous safety enforcement
  • clear communication
  • vigilant oversight

To facilitate the administration of our safety program on all projects, we perform weekly job site inspections, weekly and monthly safety trainings and review our company-wide safety rules with all our subcontractors.

Winning the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence in an industry such as general construction is a testament to our employees dedication to safe practices and a genuine reminder to our clients that we are committed to providing them the assurance of a safe and structured project.