Home Safe Spotlight: Driving Safety

Jun 8, 2019

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, motor vehicle crashes are now the leading cause of work-related death, comprising 25% of the total. Did you ever stop to consider that the most dangerous part of your day would be your commute? To make it Home Safe, minimize your chances of being a statistic by obeying traffic laws and avoiding any distractions that take your eyes from the road, especially mobile phones.

 Branch Group June Safety Awareness Month.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, and serving clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States, the Branch Group touches all aspects of the built environment through Branch Civil, Branch Builds, and Hopkins | Lacy, our MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, & Plumbing) business unit. As a full-service construction solutions partner, we are committed to exceptional performance and to developing business relationships sustained by mutual benefit and respect.

In 2020, the Branch Group had total revenues of nearly $480 million and a workforce of more than 900 employee owners. Through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), we ensure that every employee has a vested interest in our success. Visit www.branchgroup.com to learn more.

 

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