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.
In April of 1955, Jack Baker, Pat McHenry and Bob Welch took a risk and purchased the small mechanical contractor they worked for in Indianapolis. Jack Baker was a man who had a strong sense of right and wrong and was committed to living according to his principles. He was known for his strong work… Continue reading.
BMWC was awarded the 2015 Governor’s Workplace Safety Award for Partnerships in Construction at the Indiana Safety and Health Conference and Expo on March 18. The annual event is hosted by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Central Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers in partnership with the Indiana Department of Labor…. Continue reading.