• 500,000 – 1 million Man-Hours (tie) – Douglass Colony Group, Commerce City; MTech Mechanical, Westminster

Over 1 million Man-Hours – LPR Construction Co., Loveland

Outstanding Safety Record-General Contractors

• Less than 50 Employees – dcb Construction Company, Inc., Denver

• 50 - 99 Employees – Pinkard Construction Co., Lakewood

• 100 - 200 Employees – Adolfson & Peterson Construction, Aurora

• 200 - 1,000 Employees – TIC – The Industrial Co., Englewood

• Over 1,000 Employees – Hensel Phelps, Greeley

Outstanding Safety Record- Subcontractors

• Less than 50 Employees – Interstate Electrical Contractors, Wheat Ridge

• 50 - 200 Employees – BT Construction Inc., Henderson

• 200 – 1,000 Employees – Interstates Cos., Ft. Collins

Two additional awards recognized individuals, rather than companies, for their outstanding safety records. The first award, for Outstanding Field Professional, was given to Chad Edens of LEI Cos. Inc., Denver. The Tony Dietrich Safety Professional of the Year Award went to Dan Milinazzo of Hensel Phelps, Greeley.

ABC Scholarships

Before the awards portion of the ceremony, four Colorado high school students received ABC Bob Piper Construction Education Scholarships totaling $3,000. The recipients were:

• Jose Vital-Garay of Westminster High School. He plans to attend Emily Griffith Technical College and pursue a career in the electrical field.

• Randy Haley of Montezuma-Cortez High School in Cortez plans to attend Colorado School of Mines to pursue a degree in structural engineering.

• Titus Sharpe of Walsh plans to attend Seward County Community College, where he will enroll in the HVAC program.

• Quinlin McNatt from Ridgway High School will attend the University of Colorado to pursue a degree in electrical engineering.