October 23, 2023 – The Safety and Risk Management Council (SRMC) of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, is pleased to announce John Goodrich, Jordon Foster Construction LLC., El Paso, TX, is the eighth recipient of ASCC’s Member Owner/Executive Safety Award for 2023s, presented September 27th at the ASCC 2023 Annual Conference in Grand Rapids, MI. The award recognizes one owner/executive of a contractor member company who displays a clear focus and passion for safety and provides leadership that creates a best-in-class safety culture.
In recommending John for this award, his employees had this to say, “John takes an active role to fully integrate safety into every aspect of how each individual in the company does business. He ensures the team is actively engaged, supported, challenged, and empowered to have a voice and safety ownership.” John has expanded safety 's influence from creating workplaces free from harm to encompassing an environment where every person on each one of our projects feels valued respected and heard. John has provided unwavering support for field leader initiative, developing our future field leaders to become trusted advisers, and providing conflict resolution, communication, and mental health awareness.
John supports cutting edge technology platforms to continuously enhance the organization safety focus by tracking leading indicators, such as training and education, hazard recognition, prevention planning, observations, audits, near miss identification, and culture of care initiative. FINALLY, John is an ally for diversity, equity, and inclusion by recruiting and retaining top talent, essential components of a safe successful workplace.
Under John's unwavering commitment to safety and through his leadership, Jordan Foster construction has earned the highest safety recognition in the country including being recognized as one of 2022 America's safest contractors by the AGC construction safety Excellence Award and IRMI for the Gary E. Horizon award. It is John's commitment to technology, well-being, leadership, and diversity that has expanded the definition of safety for the construction industry. It is evident that John Goodrich president of infrastructure and concrete at Jordan foster construction is deserving and be recognized for this prestigious safety award.
The Safety and Risk Management Council (SRMC) is a specialty council dedicated to making ASCC contractors the safest in the industry. The Council board consists of safety and insurance professionals from all aspects of the concrete contracting industry. Council activities include publication development, review, and monitoring of ASCC events and materials for safety compliance, member education, a safety awards program, and a safety/insurance hotline.
The American Society of Concrete Contractors is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of those who build with concrete, and to providing them a unified voice in the construction industry. Members include concrete contracting firms, manufacturers, suppliers, and others interested in the concrete industry such as architects, specifiers, and distributors. There are approximately 720 member companies in the United States and thirteen foreign countries. For more information, visit www.ascconline.org or call the ASCC office at (866) 788-2722.