Haskell Named Contractor of Year for Alaska Safety

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District selected Haskell Corporation as the Contractor of the Year during its 14th Annual Celebrate Safety ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Haskell Corporation was among 10 contractors and two individuals honored for their width=300safety performance in 2012 during the event which included a new category for contractors involved in the humanitarian assistance program in Asia.

“Construction workers working on Corps projects are much safer than those working on other projects throughout Alaska and the nation and that is thanks to our safety conscientious caring and cooperative contractors” said David Prado Alaska District’s safety and occupational health office manager.

Haskell Corporation is a heavy industrial general contractor and fabricator located in Bellingham. The company has been a qualified member of the AGC Safety Team for more than 20 years.

Photo: Raymond Peif site safety health officer and contractor quality control manager for Haskell Corporation holds the 2012 Celebrate Safety Contractor of the Year Award during a ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson March 27. Surrounding him (from the left) are Col. Christopher Lestochi district commander; Chris Szolomayer Haskell Corporation project manager; Andrew Posma Eielson Resident Office project engineer; Jay Klaassen Eielson Resident Office engineer; and Pat Coullahan chief of Alaska Districts construction-operations division. (Photo by John Budnik)