Associations

About SMART Safety Group
We belong to the following associations:

ASSE logoAmerican Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is the oldest and largest professional safety organization. Founded in 1911, today ASSE has more than 32,000 members who manage, supervise and consult on safety, health, and environmental issues. ASSE members work to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses, to create safer work and leisure environments and to develop safer products, enhancing the quality of life. These efforts lead to positive bottom line results for businesses as they realize a reduced rate of injuries and illnesses leading to a reduction in lost work time, absenteeism, workers compensation costs, health care costs, and lower employee turnover rates.

ABC Member logoAssociated Builders and Contractors. Inc. (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.

AGC logoAssociated General Contractors (AGC) serves our nation’s construction professionals. Their vision is to promote a better industry for the professionals who build America’s future. AGC was established in 1918 after a request by President Woodrow Wilson. Wilson recognized the construction industry’s national importance and desired a partner with which the government could discuss and plan for the advancement of the nation. AGC has been fulfilling that mission for the last 90 years. A full service national trade association with a nationwide network of exceptional chapters, AGC represents more than 32,000 leading firms in the industry – including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers.

ASA logoAmerican Subcontractors Association (ASA) is a national membership trade association of 5,500 subcontractors, specialty trade contractors and suppliers in the construction industry. More than 80 percent of all industrial and commercial construction is performed by subcontractors. The ASA is recognized as the united voice dedicated to improving the business environment in the construction industry. ASA members work in the safety, electrical, mechanical, drywall, plaster, steel, masonry, concrete, plumbing, roofing, excavation and nearly every other specialty trade in the construction industry. ASA is the only construction association that concentrates exclusively on the business issues affecting all subcontractors and specialty trade contractors.

DPA Safety logoDistributor Partners of America (DPA) is a member-driven buying and marketing organization made up of independent distributors in the Safety Equipment and Janitorial industries. Through our combined buying power we are able to bring our customers the best in class brands along with competitive pricing.

NECA logoNational Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) was formed in 1901 to improve business practices and expertise within the electrical constructions industry. The San Diego Chapter of NECA was chartered in 1942 and today represents over 100 electrical contractors. NECA has a joint training program with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Contractors (IBEW 569) in the San Diego area. NECA member are actively involved in the development and adoption of National Electric Installation Standards (NEIS).

NUCA logoThe National Utilities Contractors Association (NUCA) represents the best interests of contractors engaged in the construction of utility lines, excavation, site work, and trenchless technology, and associate members that support the industry. Their mission is to preserve the identity and common interests of the utility contracting industry; promote better relations between utility contractors and governmental agencies, general contractors, labor, engineers and the public at large; foster, encourage and maintain safety standards; represent the common interests of utility contractors at national, state and local levels; and to engage in research to aid the utility contracting industry.