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Award of Merit: Safety: San Jacinto College Allied Health Building

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The $29-million San Jacinto South Campus Science & Allied Health Project houses the nursing and science programs for San Jacinto College.

Photo by Vicky Kummer
Dramatic main entrance with 3-story orange turret. Notice that the panels are installed straight on each entry portal and diagonally on the turret.
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JE Dunn Construction Co. completed work on the project in April and had no recordable or lost-time accidents over the course of 407,363 man-hours.

The contractor used a comprehensive safety program that included a number of requirements above and beyond OSHA standards to ensure that every worker at the site met safety performance goals, including 100% fall protection, 100% high-visibility clothing, 100% eye protection and task-specific job-safety analyses.

Key Players

Owner San Jacinto College, Pasadena, Texas

General Contractor JE Dunn Construction Co., Houston

Lead Design Bay IBI Group Architects, Webster, Texas


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