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Why ABC Bayou?
Members - A Job Well Done!
Excellence in Construction
National Safety Excellence Award
National Diversity Excellence Award
Young Professionals Program
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Events & Programs
Calendar of Events
President's Cup Golf Tournament
Bayou Crawfish Boil
ABC of LA Fishing Rodeo
ABC of LA State Convention
$10,000 Super Raffle
Chapter Awards Gala
Annual Sponsorship Program
STEP Application Info
ABC National STEP Applications -- online entry Available now!
levels, please apply for STEP
Safety training & Evaluation Process
STEP - Merit Based Safety Recognition for the Merit Shop!
Established in 1989 by the ABC National Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Committee, the Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) program was developed and written by contractors, for
contractors. It is used as a tool to evaluate current safety management practices and to establish benchmarks that allow a company to measure the effectiveness of its' safety management programs, policies and procedures. There is no charge for this service (unless you are applying for STEP Diamond or Platinum), and your responses are strictly confidential. Why join?
Safety is A CORE VALUE - With STEP, You Can BUILD UPON IT
Organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs
The Key Component system forms a 20-point guide to starting, updating or auditing a company-wide safety program
Incorporates lagging indicator safety performance data with leading indicator use and self-assessment requirements to give a full, wide ranging report on the entire nature of a company's Safety Program
Designed to benefit both large and small contractors alike
Recognition for ABC members at both National and Chapter level, with various recognition events held throughout the year
Accredited Quality Contractor
STEP Diamond and Platinum recipients eligible for
ABC National Safety Excellence Award
Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) - CISE Award
STEP data shows ABC member participants beat BLS national averages in all lagging indicator performance metrics, leading to participant benefits in the pre-bid/bid process and when negotiating insurance rates.