One of our goals this year was to “dramatically improve efficiency and standardization” in our Portland Fabrication shop. After considering several options, we decided that the best method is to “fully implement Lean 5S”. This is the story of our journey so far: We trained all stakeholders on the Lean 5S method. We scheduled recurring… Continue reading.
BMWC Constructors has been named one of America’s Safest Companies by EHS Today magazine. The magazine recognized 16 companies for providing a safe working environment for their employees and serving as examples of companies that have achieved world-class safety status. To be considered one of America’s Safest Companies, those selected must demonstrate: support from management… Continue reading.
The National Maintenance Agreement Policy Committee (NMAPC) Zero Injury Safety Awards (ZISA) Program recognized BMWC Constructors, Inc. with the Gold and Bronze Star Safety Awards, at their 15th annual Zero Injury Safety Awards Gala. These awards are based on consecutive number of hours worked without a recordable incident. The Gold Award is the highest honor… Continue reading.
Over a decade ago, BMWC Constructors became the first construction company in Indiana to receive OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) certification at a fixed facility. VPP approved sites are committed to higher safety standards beyond the requirements of OSHA standards. The average VPP worksite has a lost workday incident rate more than 50% below the… Continue reading.
BMWC sponsored the Cedar Lake Boys & Girls Club team at the United Way Canstruction NWI event, which is a regional event that challenges middle school students to fight hunger by competing to build large structures entirely out of canned food. Students used the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) academic disciplines to design and… Continue reading.
A guiding principle of BMWC is for our employees to become involved in the communities in which we work and live. Many of our employees participate in various ways by serving on boards of nonprofit agencies, volunteering our time to help out various organizations and participating in fund raising to help with specific causes or… Continue reading.
The Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable (NWIBRT) presented BMWC with the Safety Achievement Award. The NWIBRT Safety Committee awards contractors for innovative and superior safety accomplishments, and the Northwest Indiana contractor community as a whole ranks nationally at the top in safety statistics. Retired BMWC Vice President Bob Robison was awarded the Excellence in Professional Development award… Continue reading.
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV radiation can also come from tanning booths or sunlamps. The most dangerous kind of skin cancer is called melanoma. The good news? Skin cancer can almost always be… Continue reading.
BMWC Constructors was awarded the prestigious Excellence in Safety Crystal Eagle Award (for the 2nd year in a row) at the annual Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety (MICCS) banquet. The annual MICCS award banquet is the largest gathering of construction executives and safety leaders in central Indiana and the Crystal Eagle Award is the highest honor that… Continue reading.