Hard Hat Safety Awards

hard-hat-awards_logo_smlSafety is the most important part of the work you do. The Daily Reporter wants to recognize and tell your safety stories.

The Daily Reporter Hard Hat Safety Awards honors companies and individuals for their continued, successful work keeping employees and the public safe.

At this lunch event, we will be honoring those who have shown significant contributions to safety in their workplace as well as hosting a panel discussion on new advances in safety.

The roundtable panel will discuss the state of safety in the industry, advances in the industry, what the future holds, and changing/new rules.







langlaismel2018MEL LANGLAIS – Mortenson directory of safety

With over 21 years of construction industry experience and a career devoted to safety, Langlais is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating and administering the safety and health programs for Mortenson’s Wisconsin operations.

DAN BURAZIN – AGC of Greater Milwaukee’s director of safety and health

burazinBurazin has been the safety director with the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee for over 25 years. His previous work experience includes three years with a local general contractor as its operations manager in charge of personnel, equipment and safety, and 10 years with a Milwaukee-based steel fabricator as its plant manager.

In addition to his duties as safety director for the AGC, Burazin has been teaching courses at MSOE in the Architectural Engineering/Construction Management Department for 20 years, as well as Marquette University in the Construction Management Department. He has also taught Safety Management courses for the national Associated General Contractors of America based in Arlington, Virginia.

STEPHEN JANDROWSKI – Balestrieri safety manager

jandrowski-sJandrowski has been in the environmental industry since 1986 and joined Balestrieri in 2004.

As field safety manager, he is responsible for on-site project safety audits; employee in-house training, including fleet safety and defensive driving; universal waste; heavy metals; HazComm and Hazwoper 40-hour training; OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour training; First Aid and CPR training; and Bobcat and forklift training. He is also certified in the OSHA 500 Course for Construction.

Jandrowski has also been invited to join the Milwaukee Construction Industry Safety Council’s Construction Safety Leadership Forum.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20, 2019
11 AM – 2 PM
11-11:30 AM – Networking
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM – Panel Discussion
12:15 – 12:45 PM – Lunch
12:45 – 1:15 PM – Awards
The Venue at Milwaukee Brewing Co.
1130 N 9th St, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Nick Femal – J.H. Findorff & Son
Brandon Gehl – Mortenson
Bruce Goranson – VJS Construction
Marcus Lois – JM Brennan
Kevin Sandkuhler – Hunzinger Construction