Safety is priority number one.

Richards has a full time, on staff dedicated Safety Director to ensure the safety of the project’s staff as well as the safety of all subcontractors. Richards’ Safety Director is certified to train staff to current OSHA standards including OSHA10 and OSHA30 certification. We offer training in our office to the outside, doing our part to keep Connecticut Contractors safe in the workplace. Our mindset is that this is our obligation. 


Facts , Figures and Awards

  • As of 2015, our Experience Modification Rating (EMR) is .73. This is amongst the best in the industry.

  • Our current OSHA300 log has an incident rate of .00000713857 per hour. The industry average is .0004168 per hour. This is 5800% better than the industry average. Richards is far below the national average.

  • Richards has received the S.T.E.P. National Safety Excellence Award. The ABC National Safety Excellence Awards recognize companies whose safety performance and programs are judged to be exemplary by the ABC National Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Committee and companies who exhibit a continued commitment to jobsite safety. Awards are based on data submitted via STEP Platinum applications and company interviews/site visits. Award categories are based on a company's total work-hours per calendar year and placement within the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).


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