A Primer on the 2021 STEP Safety Management System: A Step-by-Step Review of the Process

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 Watch Now
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Length: 60 minutes
Speaker:    Steve Wiltshire, ABC National
Moderator:    Amy Faris, ABC National

ABC Members and Staff Only

Have you been interested in applying for STEP but found the process was too daunting? ABC National’s safety team will walk through the application process, review the new components of the 2021 application and answer all your questions about the program. Whether you are considering STEP, already a participant or a large or small contractor, you won’t want to miss this informative session.

Steve Wiltshire, director of safety, ABC National
Steve Wiltshire develops and deploys safety education programs to help ensure that ABC members send workers home safe every day. In his more than 40 years in industrial, commercial, residential and heavy civil construction markets, he has designed and implemented award-winning safety programs, behavior-based training and loss control processes to create a culture of safety at ECS, Turner, Clark, AvalonBay and other construction firms in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Among his many contributions to OSHA committees, industry stakeholder groups and advisory councils, he has been an active member of ABC’s Health and Safety Committee for more than 20 years.

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The Clients You Want: How High-performing Contractors Improve Safety and Lower Risk

A special session for insurance agents and brokers

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 Watch Now
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Length: 60 minutes
Speakers:    Mike Bellaman and Greg Sizemore, ABC National

Open to All

For insurance agents and brokers, having clients who make safety a priority is more important than ever as we navigate the increasing risks of today’s construction industry. Take a deep dive into the science behind ABC’s 2020 Safety Performance Report, which documents the dramatic impact of implementing proactive safety practices to reduce recordable incidents by up to 88%, making the best-performing companies 827% safer than the industry average. Agents and brokers will gain insights on the advantages of having clients who utilize the STEP Safety Management System to create a culture of safer, more productive jobsites with fewer incidents, regardless of the size of the company.


Mike Bellaman
Michael Bellaman has served as president and chief executive officer of Associated Builders and Contractors since 2011. In his role, Bellaman leverages the merit shop philosophy to help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work. Bellaman is dedicated to helping ABC members and the construction industry achieve world-class in safety. He is a co-founder of the Construction Coalition for a Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace and has championed a roadmap for companies whose leaders want to transform their safety programs from the ground up through ABC’s industry-revolutionizing STEP Safety Management System.

Greg Sizemore
In his role at ABC, Greg Sizemore is a key liaison between the construction industry and the public sector on safety and workforce development initiatives. He oversees a network of 800 education programs and leads ABC’s health, safety, environment and workforce development initiatives. Sizemore is also responsible for ABC’s STEP Safety Management System, a benchmarking improvement tool that dramatically increases safety performance among participants.


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