Merit Based Safety Recognition for the Merit Shop!

Founded in 1989 as a safety benchmarking and improvement tool, STEP has evolved into a world-class safety management system that dramatically improves safety performance among participants regardless of company size or type of work. Participating ABC member firms measure their safety processes and policies on 24 key components through a detailed questionnaire with the goal of implementing or enhancing safety programs that reduce jobsite incidents.

Click here for more information on participating in this National ABC program.

ABC’s groundbreaking Safety Performance Report is an annual analysis of STEP participant data that documents the dramatic impact of using proactive safety practices to reduce recordable incidents, making the best-performing companies’ 655 percent safer than the industry average. To read the report visit

Central Florida ABC STEP Made Easy!

This information has been compiled by the Central Florida Chapter ABC Safety Committee to assist companies with the STEP application process and to encourage participation from companies without dedicated safety professionals on staff.

Before Getting Started… Please Review:

STEP Welcome Page
Includes online application portal (no charge) as well as links to these PDFs:
STEP Instructions - You need this to reference during the process
STEP Key Components for Contractors
STEP Key Components for Suppliers
NAICS Codes and TRIR Thresholds for STEP Levels
Fillable PDF Applications
STEP Definitions

You will need to submit OSHA 300A log as part of the application.


Getting Started

  1. Sign the Pledge:
  2. Locate your OSHA 300/300A Forms for the previous year.
  3. Gather the following information to complete STEP:

  • Your company’s EMR as of January 1st for the Year applying.
  • NAICS CODE NAICS Identifier
  • Insurance Carrier
  • Work type
  • Proximity to headquarters
  • Percentage of work self performed

Proceed to Application

2022 STEP Recipients:

Diamond Level

AJ Flooring
Austin Commercial, LP
Balfour Beatty
Bryan Builders, LLC
Clancy & Theys Construction Company
Coastal Construction Company
The Collage Companies 
Collis Roofing
Commercial Millworks Inc.
Competitive Edge Partners & Consulting, LLC
eGuard Roof & Safety Systems
Gilbane Building Company
H. J. High Construction Company
Interior Specialties, Inc.
LOYAL Waterproofing
   Construction, Inc.
McCorvey Sheet Metal Works, LP
P & A Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc.
R. C. Stevens Construction Company
Roger B. Kennedy Construction
S & S Roofing Systems, Inc.
Sauer Construction
W. G. Yates & Sons Construction Company
Williams Company Management Group

Platinum Level

Aagaard-Juergensen, LLC
Acousti Engineering Company of Florida
Advanced Millwork, Inc.
Advanced Roofing, Inc.
Albu & Associates, Inc.
Baker Concrete Construction, Inc.
Barton Malow
Blue Cord Design & Construction, LLC
Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
Bright Future Electric, LLC
Energy Air, Inc.
Entech Innovative Engineering
Falkbuilt Ltd.
GMF Steel Group
Hensel Phelps Construction
Hoar Construction, LLC
Intex Coatings, Inc.
JK2 Construction
PCL Construction Services, Inc.
Pirtle Construction Company
Robins & Morton
Safety Consultants USA
S. I. Goldman Company, Inc.
Southeast Mechanical Contractors
Tri-City Electrical Contractors, Inc.
United Forming, Inc.
W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractor
   of Orlando, Inc.
Walker & Company, Inc.
WELBRO Building Corporation
Wharton-Smith, Inc.
Winter Park Construction

Gold Level

Ajax Building Company, LLC
Charles Perry Partners, Inc.
Coastal Mechanical Services, LLC
Comprehensive Energy Services, Inc.
Dana B. Kenyon Co.
DPR Construction
F. L. Crane & Sons, Inc.
KHS & S Contractors
Rolling Plains Construction
Ruppert Landscape, Inc.
Service Complete Electric, Incorporated
Sutter Roofing Company of Florida
Tharp Plumbing Systems, Inc.
Titan Electric Southeast, LLC
Tucker Paving, Inc.
Turner Construction Co.

Silver Level

David Allen Company, Inc.
Dreamcrete Custom Creations
Sprinklermatic Fire Protection
   Systems, Inc.
Stark Tech
Terry’s Electric, Inc.
Village Pools of Central Florida, LLC

Bronze Level

Boys Electrical Contractors, LLC
Enterprise Solutions
Finfrock Construction, LLC
Hartford South, LLC
J. A. Croson, LLC
JK2 Scenic
Lebolo Construction Management, Inc.
Mader Southeast
McCree General Contractors & Architects
Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc.
Nash Plumbing & Mechanical, LLC
Remediation Specialists, Inc.
Towers Construction Company
Universal Forming, Inc.