Press Release: 03.22.2018

The Builders’ Association Recognizes McCarthy with Top Safety Honors

Builder's Association Award

McCarthy was recently recognized at The Builders’ Association’s 11th Annual Kansas City Safety Excellence Awards Program as the First Place Award Winner in the General Contractor Division Over 500,000 Work Hours. The builder also received the Grand Award for All Divisions. McCarthy was selected by a panel of five independent judges, and the awards were presented on behalf of The Builders’ Association, Missouri Department of Labor Standards, Kansas Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Kansas City Area Office at the Builders’ Association Safety Excellence Awards Program Breakfast on March 15, 2018.

“Congratulations to the entire McCarthy Building Companies team for achieving safety and health excellence,” said Phil Shoemaker, Safety, Health & Environmental Services Director for The Builders’ Association/Kansas City Chapter AGC. “These honors recognize the organization as a premier leader in construction safety and health practices in our region.”

Founded in 1918, the AGC of America represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors and over 9,000 specialty contracting firms. More than 10,500 suppliers and service providers are also associated with AGC through a nationwide network of chapters, including the Kansas City Chapter. Visit the Kansas City Chapter, AGC at or the AGC of America at

About McCarthy

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is the oldest privately held national construction company in the country – with more than 150 years spent collaborating with partners to solve complex building challenges on behalf of its clients. With an unrelenting focus on safety and a comprehensive quality program that span all phases of every project, McCarthy utilizes industry-leading design phase and construction techniques combined with value-add technology to maximize outcomes. Repeatedly honored as a Best Place to Work and Healthiest Employer, McCarthy is ranked the 15th largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2017). With approximately 1,900 salaried employees and offices in St. Louis; Atlanta; Collinsville, Ill.; Omaha, Neb.; Overland Park, Kan.; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Denver; Dallas; Houston; Albuquerque; and San Diego, Newport Beach, San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, Calif., McCarthy is 100 percent employee owned. More information about the company is available online at or by following the company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google+.

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