Industry Recognition


In 2008, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recognized two MYR Group subsidiaries for achieving STAR status in their Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Mobile Workforce Demonstration for Construction, the highest VPP recognition level awarded by OSHA for workplace safety and health.  Since 2008, we have maintained VPP STAR status through our ability to continually elevate our safety program beyond industry rules and standards.



OSHA Voluntary Protection Program Special Government Employee, Regional Special Government Employee (SGE) of the Year and Co-National SGE of the Year
Several safety managers for  have received these awards for epitomizing and exhibiting exceptional support, time, effort and action in  the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) and volunteer activities that benefit the VPP and its stakeholders, and demonstrating outstanding commitment to the partnership ideals of the VPP.


NECA Safety Excellence Award Presented to Sturgeon Electric Company
MYR Group subsidiary Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. (Sturgeon Electric) has received the Safety Excellence Award from the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) for exemplary safety performance in 2015, 2013 and 2012.

NECA’s Safety Excellence Award is an elite safety recognition program focused on recognizing thriving companies that excel in multiple areas of their safety and health programs. Award recipients are selected based upon consistent OSHA recordable injury and fatality rates at levels lower than the industry standard, and implement internal company safety practices above and beyond basic compliance.