Association Member Receives National Safety Award

Bruce & Merrilees Electric Company of New Castle, PA has been awarded the 2011 ARTBA Foundation/CNA Contractor National Safety Award.


B&M was honored October 3rd, 2011 for their outstanding worker safety programs and performance during the 2011 American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) National Convention held in Monterey, Calif.


Representatives from finalist companies were invited to make a presentation before a panel of industry professionals who judged programs based on corporate safety culture, operational safety plans and worker training programs.


Awards were presented in three categories, based on the number of employee hours worked during the previous year and Bruce & Merrilees was the winner of the 500,000 hour or less category.


“Safety on the job site is an essential element in long-term business success—especially in the transportation construction industry,” said Brad Sant, ARTBA vice president for safety & education. “This award honors those firms who have demonstrated industry-leading programs as evidence of their commitment to employee and workplace safety.”


“Receiving this award further demonstrates our entire teams’ commitment to zero incidents and injuries. We are proud to receive the award and we are driven to ensure that each team member goes home every day the same way he/she arrived” said Jay Bruce, President and CEO of Bruce & Merrilees.


Bruce & Merrilees Electric Co. is a leading electrical project management and services firm specializing in transportation, high voltage, industrial, power and commercial projects throughout the mid-Atlantic region of the US. Visit to learn more.