DBM Received Two Safety Awards from the International Association of Foundation Drilling

SEATTLE.,October 15, 2012—DBM Contractors, Inc. received two safety awards from The International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC). DBM was one of only four contractors to receive the award in the U.S. for contractors who perform single projects in excess of $750k and one of only two contractors to receive the Rick Marshall Commitment to Excellence in Safety Award.

DBM Contractors, Inc. was honored for its safety practices with two safety awards from the International Association of Drilling Contractors (ADSC). Pictured with the Rick Marshall Commitment to Excellence in Safety Award are from left to right: Tom Tuozzolo, current Pres of ADSC; DBM representatives; Robert Carnevale, Bryce Niekamp, Jeff Wharton, Ryan Thody and Rick Walsh; and Mike Moore-ADSC Executive Director/CEO.


The Rick Marshall Commitment to Excellence in Safety Award is given only when deserved for members whose proactive commitment to providing a safe workplace is of superior quality, demonstrates a comprehensive and consistent safety program beginning at the highest level and filtering down through the entire company culture. The award was named in recognition of the special contribution made by ADSC Safety Committee Chairman, and in-house volunteer Safety Consultant, Rick Marshall. ADSC awards are presented to recognize outstanding achievement in combined field and shop safety efforts of ADSC Contractor and Associate Member companies.

"At DBM we are more than dedicated to safety, safety is an integral part of our company culture," said Tom Armour, DBM president and CEO. The company’s EMR rating has dropped 30 percent since 2009 and is currently .679. The company has not had a time loss accident in more than 450,000 man-hours worked.

About DBM

Founded in 1949, DBM Contractors, Inc. concentrates in specialty geotechnical construction and design/build heavy civil construction, emphasizing drilled foundation support, earth retention, slope stabilization, ground improvement, and dewatering. DBM is headquartered in Federal Way, Wash. with a regional office in Escondido, California. The company works on projects throughout the western United States including Hawaii and Alaska.