SAFE Awards Categories

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Associate Member Safety Program of the Year

Applicants in this award category consist of firms engaged in business related to the construction or remodeling of single-family homes and townhouses. You must be an NAHB member (or an employee of a member company) to both nominate an individual and be selected to win.

Excellence in Mental Health Advocacy Award

Applicants in this award category consist of persons, companies, or organizations who have made a unique and special effort that supports healthy work environments and contributes to greater public awareness about mental health issues in the construction industry. Non-members may nominate an individual and be selected to win.

Job-Site Safety Institute Innovative Safety Idea of the Year

Applicants for this award category consist of an idea, product, service or program that has contributed toward advancing safety in the home building industry. Non-members may nominate an individual and be selected to win.

Multifamily Safety Program of the Year

Applicants in this award category consist of firms engaged in construction of multifamily dwellings, included but not limited to the following: garden apartments; mid-rise apartments; high-rise apartments; condominiums; hotels; and mixed-use communities. You must be an NAHB member (or an employee of a member company) to both nominate an individual and be selected to win.

NAHB Safety Champion of the Year

Applicants in this award category consist of persons who have made a unique and special effort to advance safety in the home building industry. You must be an NAHB member (or an employee of a member company) to both nominate an individual and be selected to win.

NAHB State or Local Association Safety Program of the Year

Applicants in this award category consist of NAHB-affiliated state or local associations that have made unique efforts to advance safety in the home building industry. You must be an NAHB member (or an employee of a member company) to both nominate an individual and be selected to win.

NAHB Student Chapter Safety Program of the Year

Applicants can be student chapters in high schools, career technical schools, community colleges (two-year programs) and universities (four-year programs) in the United States.

Remodeler Safety Program of the Year

Applicants in this award category consist of firms engaged in improving, remodeling and repairing existing homes. You must be an NAHB member (or an employee of a member company) to both nominate an individual and be selected to win.

Siding Contractor Safety Program of the Year

The Siding Contractor Safety Program of the Year recognizes siding installers of fiber cement, vinyl, wood, aluminum or other exterior finish material (except brick, stone, stucco or curtain wall) on residential buildings who consistently demonstrate best in class key safety opportunities. Beyond being compliant to OSHA standards across all measures, the contractor exhibits:

  • Ongoing employee engagement and commitment
  • Continuous safety training and development
  • A prioritization on overall job site safety

Non-members may nominate an individual and be selected to win.

Single-family Safety Program of the Year

Applicants in this award category consist of general contractors engaged in construction of new single-family homes and townhouses, within the following size categories:

  • Less than 50 employees
  • Greater than 50 employees

You must be an NAHB member (or an employee of a member company) to both nominate an individual and be selected to win.

Specialty Trade Contractor Safety Program of the Year

Sponsored by Lowe’s

Applicants in this award category consist of specialty trade contractors engaged in home construction work, including but not limited to the following: carpenters, roofers, plumbers, heating/ventilation/air conditioning, electricians, painters, masons, stucco, drywallers, excavators, flooring, siders, and foundation and concrete work.

  • Less than 50 employees
  • Greater than 50 employees

Non-members may nominate an individual and be selected to win.

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NAHB Award Programs

NAHB Award Programs

Opportunities for builders, remodelers and other housing industry professionals to highlight their work and accomplishments.

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National Housing Hall of Fame
<p>Recognizing implemented safety programs, and government officials and NAHB-affiliated associations advancing safety.</p>

Safety Award for Excellence

Safety Award for Excellence

Recognizing implemented safety programs, and government officials and NAHB-affiliated associations advancing safety.

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IBS
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International Builders’ Show

International Builders’ Show

More than 150 education sessions are offered during the show.

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