The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is the national parent organization for the state Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) and local Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBA-KS). Although it is nice to be recognized at our local and state levels for craftsmanship, we find that national recognition is a bit more competitive.
Traci Tenhulzen manages our safety program, which is designed at its core to ensure that our field crew goes home each day without major injury. From CPR training to scaffolding, fall protection and lock-out tag-out procedures, Traci is so certain our crew is in compliance, she invites state L&I auditors to walk our jobsites. This level of safety awareness, prevention and hands-on training is very unusual for a small residential contractor. And we are rewarded by L&I by staying off their list of suspects.
This is the 2nd time TR has applied for this award, and the 2nd time we have been recognized for our efforts. In 2009,