P1 Group wins another award for safety excellence

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — P1 Group, Inc. was honored for its commitment to making the construction workplace safer for all employees at the second-annual Builders’ Association Safety Excellence Awards Program on Oct. 21, 2008.

Foreman Steve Kessler (left), Project Manager Casey Walsh, Senior Project Manager Carey Minihan, Safety Director Don Campbell, Foreman Robb Eder and Safety Coordinator Cheri Totta accept the Builders’ Association Safety Excellence Award on Oct. 21.

Foreman Steve Kessler (left), Project Manager Casey Walsh, Senior Project Manager Carey Minihan, Safety Director Don Campbell, Foreman Robb Eder and Safety Coordinator Cheri Totta accept the Builders’ Association Safety Excellence Award on Oct. 21.

The Builders’ Association partnered with the Missouri Division of Labor Standards, the Kansas Department of Labor and the OSHA Kansas City Area Office to develop these awards to recognize regional contractors with exceptional safety records.

P1 Group earned first place among subcontractors with more than one million work hours. This marks the second time in as many years that P1 Group has been named the best in its class.

During the presentation, Don Campbell, P1 Group’s safety director, said the award was a reflection of efforts company wide.

“It takes people who take pride in their work and themselves,” Campbell said. “This recognition is for every person – and there’s a lot of them – who strive to make P1 Group a safe place to work.”

The Judges included: Mark Banden, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Kansas City Area Office, OSHA; Pat Flynn, EDS, Professor, Technology Management, Pittsburg State University; Herb Holmberg, Senior Safety Consultant, Kansas Department of Labor; Daniel Stark, CIH, Assistant Director, Division of Labor Standards, Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; and Lawrence L. Wilkes, Professor, Safety Sciences, University of Central Missouri.

The Safety Excellence Awards Program was in the Hutton Conference Center at the association’s Education and Training Center in North Kansas City, Mo.

P1 Group Safety Committee Members: 

  • Mike Belcher
  • Jim Bevan
  • Don Campbell
  • Robb Eder
  • Brad Herring
  • Steve Kessler
  • Jim March
  • Carey Minihan
  • Tony Smith
  • Greg Sweeney
  • Cheri Totta
  • Casey Walsh

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