GEOCON has taken home an award at one of Canberra’s most prestigious building industry safety events.

Already renowned as the largest construction and property development firms in Canberra, GEOCON is also one of the safest having recently taken out the Residential – Large Scale Projects category at the 2016 Master Builders and CBUS Excellence in Building Awards.

More than 1,500 people attended the award ceremony at the National Convention and Exhibition Centre in Canberra on June 24, which is held each year to recognise achievements in workplace health and safety.

GEOCON General Manager of Construction, Damon Smith, told ACT news organisation RIOTACT that this award “goes to the very heart of the organisation”.

“Workplace Health and Safety is everything to us,” he said.

“Our work is predominantly high rise buildings, so safety is paramount in everything we do.

“Our company ethos centres on working in a safe manner. One of our core values is ‘Working safely wherever we have a presence’. So to take this one out was particularly sweet.”

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