Spartanburg-Based Waldrop Inc. Achieves Construction Industry Milestone – 1.5 Million Man-Hours without Lost-Time Incident

Spartanburg, SC – Spartanburg-based Waldrop, Inc., an established full-service mechanical contracting firm, announces the company has achieved a construction industry milestone – 1.5 million man-hours without a lost-time incident.

“This accomplishment demonstrates our commitment to providing and implementing sound safety policies and practices throughout our organization,” noted Waldrop President Bill Caldwell.
“The continued focus and dedication of our employees to work safely is unmatched. Safety is a mindset at all levels of our workforce – it’s part of our corporate culture and a distinguishing characteristic of our company.”

Waldrop has received numerous awards for its safety performance from well respected industry organizations such as the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). In August 2010, Waldrop received ABC’s prestigious Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Award for the fourth consecutive year. Earlier this year, Waldrop was cited for its “outstanding commitment to safety in the workplace” by the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA). In meeting the stringent criteria of the ACCA Safety Award, Waldrop qualified for membership in that organization’s exclusive Safety Masters Club.

Waldrop, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, is one of only a select few South Carolina HVAC/mechanical contractors consistently featured on the prestigious list of Top 100 Specialty Contractors published annually by Southeast Construction magazine. In addition to its Spartanburg headquarters, Waldrop has an office in Greenville.

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