SOURCE: T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc.

T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc.

January 29, 2010 15:14 ET

T.B. Penick Named as a National Finalist for AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Award

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - January 29, 2010) - T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc. has been selected as one of three finalists in the Specialty Division (300,000 to 700,000 annual work hours) for the 2009 AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Award (CSEA). The CSEA winners will be announced in March at the AGC of America National Convention in Orlando.

The CSEA recognizes construction companies that excel at safety performance based on their commitment to safety and occupational health management and risk control. The CSEA selection process is comprehensive and is based on a range of criteria including: top management involvement, active employee participation, safety training, work site hazard identification and control, and safety program innovation.

Penick stands out among its peers for its company-wide culture of safety and emphasis on sustainable safety, which involves bringing people, process, technology and support together in an integrated approach to safety management. Key aspects of Penick's safety program include: employee accountability at every level, innovative training methods and proactive planning and management of operational risk.

"Safety is a way of life at T.B. Penick," stated Tim Penick, President. "We are pleased to earn this national recognition of our commitment to safety and proud of the demonstrated success of our safety initiatives."

Other AGCA members sponsored by the San Diego Chapter which were named as finalists in other categories include: Cox Construction, Inc., Dynalectric - San Diego, Flatiron Construction, J. R. Filanc Construction Company, Inc., RQ Construction and Marathon Construction, Corp.

T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc.

For more than a century T.B. Penick has provided award-winning construction, structural concrete, design-build and general contracting services in the commercial and public building sectors. T.B. Penick has received numerous accolades, including a first place award in the National Construction Safety Excellence competition as well as recognition for Innovation in Concrete, Cornerstone Excellence, Outstanding Civil Engineering and the Architectural Concrete Project of the Year. For more information, visit

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