May 2018 - Downes Construction Company held their Annual Safety Day on Wednesday, May 9 at their CCSU Willard DiLoreto Hall project in New Britain. The event took place in the future atrium space between the Willard and DiLoreto Buildings. Approximately 125 subcontractors, that work on the job site daily, attended the event. Throughout the day, attendees heard presentations on Fall Protection by DBI Sala/NEFCO; Ladder Safety by American Ladders; and Silica Safe Tools by Hilti. Attendees also enjoyed a delicious lunch catered by SouthernQue BBQ in Meriden and had the opportunity to win several safety related raffle prizes. Downes Construction's commitment to safety is first and foremost. We value our employees and subcontractors and want to ensure that they are working safely on and off the jobsite. T​his event was held during OSHA's Fall Protection Stand Down Week.