Ameren Recognizes MYR Group subsidiary, L.E. Myers’ Decatur, IL District for Safety Excellence Second Year in a Row

March 17, 2020

For the second consecutive year, long-time client Ameren presented MYR Group subsidiary, The L.E. Myers Co. (L.E. Myers) in Decatur, Illinois with the 2019 Eagle Award for Safety. Award criteria was based on several categories: Lost Work Days Away (LWA) Total Recordable Incidence Rate (TRIR) Preventable Outage Rate Near Miss / Good Catch Reporting Trending… Read more

MYR Group Subsidiary Western Pacific Enterprises Wins 3 Silver Awards of Recognition from Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA)

August 17, 2018

What is VRCA? The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) represents union and non-union, general and trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and professionals who serve in the industrial, commercial and institutional construction industry. The Association represents British Columbia’s finest construction firms and provides resources to stay informed, be productive, and maintain a competitive edge and long-term profitability.… Read more

Spotlight on VPP – What It Means, Why It Matters

May 25, 2018

The Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is an Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) initiative that encourages companies and federal agencies to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses through hazard prevention and control, worksite analysis, training, and cooperation between management and workers. VPP enlists worker involvement to achieve injury and illness rates that are below national Bureau of… Read more

At L.E. Myers and Sturgeon Electric, Employees are the Backbone of Our VPP Success

November 13, 2014

Driven by determination, teamwork, and a steadfast commitment to safety, two MYR Group Inc. (MYR Group) subsidiaries are proud to announce their continuation of STAR status in OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Mobile Workforce Demonstration for Construction for 2014. The L.E. Myers Co. (L.E. Myers) Chattanooga District and two divisions of the Sturgeon Electric Company,… Read more

MYR Group and Others Work to Drive Down Injury Rates in Line Industry

January 29, 2014

Industry Partnership Instills Best Practices – Line contracting firms partner with OSHA and industry organizations to implement best practices, train linemen and drive down injury rates Click link below to read the article from the January 2014 edition of Transmission & Distribution World that describes the role and accomplishments of the Electrical Transmission & Distribution… Read more

NECA Presents 2012 Safety Excellence Award to Sturgeon Electric Company

July 15, 2013

MYR Group subsidiary Sturgeon Electric Company received the 2012 Safety Excellence award for exemplary safety performance throughout 2012. Award recipients are selected for achieving the highest safety score in their respective categories, and the cumulative score is based on points achieved for having the lowest injury, illness and Experience Modification Rate. In 2012, there was… Read more

Associated General Contractors (AGC) Endorses BCSP Certification

June 27, 2013

MYR Group believes in the value of safety certification to help protect our workers, and has many employees who have received safety certification through programs offered by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).   This week, the Associated General Contractors of America announced that they have recently endorsed the use of BCSP safety certification,… Read more

OSHA VPP Star Status Approved for 2013

June 25, 2013

Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc’s. (Sturgeon Electric) Colorado district, a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc. (MYR Group) is proud to announce its continuation of STAR status in OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Mobile Workforce Demonstration for Construction for 2013!  Read more…