HONOLULU, Hawaii — Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing of Hawaii was recently selected to receive the American Society of Safety Professionals Excellence in Safety Award in the category of Small Construction Subcontractor.

The Hawaii Chapter of ASSP recognized Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing (CRW) at this year’s 2018 awards ceremony that was held during the 15th Biennial Pacific Rim Safety & Health Conference held in October.

CRW was the first roofing company in Hawaii to win a safety award within the past 29 years.

According to a company press release, the award was given on the basis of excellent safety record and outstanding efforts to safeguard the employees of the company thru safety programs and the overall impact on workplace safety culture.

Statistics that are taken into account are a three-year trend for man hours worked, number of recordable injuries, number of lost time injuries, number of days away and restricted time cases (DART), experience modification rates, and also included jobsite visits and worker interviews. Additionally, the participating firms must report on their existing protocols, employee involvement in health and safety activities, hazard assessments, analysis, co-training and mentoring of workers and reporting hazards.

ASSP was established in 1911 as a global association for occupational safety and health professionals, dedicated to the advancement, training and growth of the safety profession across multiple industries.

CRW was established in 1993 and is a full-service roofing and waterproofing contractor.