Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Safety Week 2015
Jacksonville, FL – May 2015 – Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services is celebrating National Safety Week. The firm and their contractors along with more than 40 construction companies throughout the USA will come together to celebrate Construction Industry Safety week.
Alvin Brown, the Mayor of Jacksonville, Florida, officially proclaimed the week of May 3 – 9, 2015 as Construction Industry Safety Week in Jacksonville. Through his proclamation, he encourages all citizens to join him in recognizing the importance of safety on the job, particularly in the construction industry. His Chief Administrative Officer, Cleveland Ferguson, will be joining Gilbane Building Company and addressing construction workers to present them with the Proclamation during safety week.
“We are proud of our safety record and it is our mission that all people who work in construction do so with safety in mind so they can come home to their families and friends and enjoy life,” said Robert Hayes Vice President “Our motto is ‘Because we are all one family’.”
The Construction Industry Safety (CISI) group and the Incident and Injury Free CEO (IIF) Forum join forces each year with a single aim: to inspire everyone in the industry to be leaders in safety. Safety is a fundamental core value at Gilbane whose focus is to inspire everyone in the industry to make safety a top priority and reduce worker injury.
About Gilbane Building Company
Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 50 office locations around the world. For more information, visit www.gilbaneco.com.
Gilbane is an industry leader in the state of Florida with a reputation for quality construction and client satisfaction. The company has been providing construction management services in Jacksonville since 1972, managing office buildings, institutional projects, commercial, public assembly/sports, healthcare, data centers, higher educational, medical office, industrial, government, and multi-family developments.