Safety Resources

SUHBA Builds with Safety
The Southern Utah Home Builders Association’s safety motto is “SUHBA Builds with Safety”. SUHBA actively offers safety education in the form of stand-alone classes throughout the year, a safety track at our annual Utah Building Industry Conference, an annual Safety Awards Luncheon on the first Tuesday of June, safety tips via our Membership Matters e-newsletter, and safety promotional items given at luncheons and other events.

“SUHBA Safe Contractor”

SUHBA’s goal is to raise awareness and safety culture with contractors.

Make safety your top priority – putting safety first can help reduce costs and improve productivity on the jobsite.

Hold everyone accountable – everyone who sets foot on the jobsite is responsible for safety.

How to qualify – email this completed form to to qualify as a “SUHBA Safe Contractor”. We will promote safe builders and contractors in the Parade Magazine, Building Guide, SUHBA website, social media, SUHBA newsletter, and a promotional sign at SUBHA events.

“SUHBA Safe Contractors”


Alcoa Custom Homes


Countertop Source

Dixie Power

Interstate Homes

Interstate Rock Products

JP Excavating

Pacific Supply

S & S Homes

Split Rock Custom Homes

Stephen Wade Auto Center

Visionary Homes

SUHBA Safety Awards Program

SUHBA encourages members to have an active and robust safety program to protect themselves, their employees, and to reduce cost of doing business. Each year four SUHBA members are recognized and presented with custom safety awards at the June luncheon in the following categories:

General Contractor

Trade Contractor
Service Contractor
Supplier Contractor

Safety Winners of 2022

S & S Homes holds weekly training meetings with all field workers. They have first aid kits in all their trucks and in the office. Every employee knows how and who to report an incident to. They do monthly onsite walks. S & S Homes feels that their safety efforts have been positive and continues to bring safety topics up in communication within their company. They want to be a safe employer and have a safe work environment. Every employee gets safety training. As an eight-time winner for this award, S & S Homes received the 2022 General Contractor Safety Award.

Visionary Homes strives to make their work sites safe by clearly outlining the standards of their safety program with posted signs, high visibility clothing, PPE, and physical barriers like fences on site to keep non-working personnel out of the construction zone. They also use temporary hi-visibility railings to make sure they keep visitors safe. They have produced 3 times as many hi-visibility items that they pass out to anyone who visits their sites. This encourages their trade partners to comply with their company standards. Visionary Homes has had limited injuries in their division and have increased their trade partner count. Visionary Homes received the 2022 General Contractor Safety Award.

Countertop Source has all employees wear respirators that are fit tested and also screened by a healthcare professional as required by OSHA. They hold weekly safety meetings with their entire staff in all departments and go over various safety topics. In October 2021, they provided 46 employees training in CPR and First Aid. They also held a defensive driving course in 2021 for their employees. They have not had any major incidents outside minor sprains or stitches. All minor injuries were dealt with using basic first aid. Countertop Source received the 2022 Trade Contractor Safety Award.

Safety is the responsibility of every manager and employee at Stephen Wade Auto Center. Their program consists of Management Support, Safety Meetings, Safety Committees, Risk Assessment Team, Safe Task Analysis, Accident Investigation and Safety Inspections. They have seen a big improvement in their safety culture because of their safety program. Building a proactive culture is the key to their success and placing safety committees in each location allows for valuable input from their employees and gets them involved. As a five-time winner, Stephen Wade Auto Center received the 2022 Service Safety Award.

At Pacific Supply, “safety” is their number one core value. Pacific Supply St George has received a safety award for 5 straight years for their company. They hold weekly safety meetings. They make safety their top priority so that their employees make it home safely to their families. Pacific Supply received the 2022 Supplier Safety Award.

Past Winners


General Contractors: S & S Homes, Visionary Homes

Trade Contractors: Interstate Rock Products, JP Excavating

Service Contractor: Dixie Power

Supplier Contractors: Carpets Plus, Stephen Wade Auto Center


General Contractors: Alcoa Custom Homes, S & S Homes, Split Rock Custom Homes

Trade Contractor: Interstate Rock Products


General Contractors: S & S Homes, Split Rock Custom Homes, Sullivan Homes

Trade Contractors: Interstate Rock Products, JP Excavating, Sunpro

Service Contractor: Stephen Wade Auto Center


General Contractor: S & S Homes

Trade Contractor: JP Excavating

Service Contractor: Stephen Wade Auto Center

NAHB Safety Resources
Utah Safety Council

SUHBA Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Pledge

SUHBA invites you to take the Pledge and become one of our partners to promote a workplace environment free of substance and alcohol abuse, whether you’re on a construction site or in an office. Taking this pledge will show your commitment to providing a safer work environment for you and your employees and will give you the resources you need to implement an effective substance abuse policy.

Safety training is sponsored through a workplace safety grant from the Utah Labor Commission.

Occupational Health Care International (OHCI)

Turning Leaf Wellness Center.

Take advantage of the great discounts they are offering exclusively to SUHBA members:

• 20% discount for Employee Evaluations
• $50 Substance Abuse Policy customized for your company (normally $125)

Take the Pledge and join the following SUHBA Members

Bank of Utah
Boulevard Home Furnishings
Brian Geer Development, Inc.
Circle A Builders
Country Villa Window Fashions
G.S. Vaughn & Associates
Gil Almquist Landscaping
Graff Plumbing, Inc
Hafen’s Pool & Spas, Inc.
Interstate Homes
Interstate Rock Products, Inc.
J P Excavating, Inc

Maag Electric, Inc.
Marble Ventures, Inc.
Pride Point Construction
Quick Cut, Inc.
Rainbow Sign & Banner
Southern Utah Home Builders Assoc.
Split Rock Custom Homes
Stephen Wade Auto Center
St George Party Rentals
Suva Tile
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage