Safety & Awards

Terry Greenwood Safety AwardSafety is part of the culture at Friede & Associates

Safety is our primary concern at Friede & Associates. Our goal is to achieve zero safety incidents on our jobsites, and we have been very successful at reaching that goal. We have not had an OSHA citation since 1979. With the increase of OSHA citations nationwide, this is no small statement. We've managed this by having a sound safety plan for each project and by putting that plan into action, both for our own employees as well as all of our subcontractors.

We have been an active member in the Four County Safety Council for the past 40 years and have been a member of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) since it began. Since 2004, we have achieved Gold status seven times and Silver four times. We have only had one lost time accident and went more than a dozen years between injuries since 2002.

Friede & Associates safety program was featured in the December 2009 issue of Construction Business Owner magazine.  The “How Your Construction Company Can Make Safety Pay” article profiled the company's safety efforts and detailed safety program.

President Roger Friede was also honored by the National Safety Council as one of their nine leaders across the country who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health in their February 2015 cover story,  2015 CEOs Who “Get It”.  [Read the article here]

General Superintendent Terry Greenwood is our Safety Director and leads our safety program. Terry has been with Friede for more than 40 years. You can rest assured that Friede & Associates will construct your project with an emphasis on safety.

And, the award for outstanding construction goes to…

Friede & Associates! We are proud of our work and it shows. Not only have we been named the 2002 Sauk County Small Business of the Year, but we have earned the distinction of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) every year since 2005.

In 2012, Friede & Associates was named Wisconsin Family Business of the Year and in 2013, Friede was awarded the Wisconsin Excellence Award by the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce (SBIEC) for exceeding industry benchmarks.

Most recently, we were awarded the 2017 Global Excellence Awards Construction Contractor of the Year for Wisconsin.

We are proud to admit that our trophy case has been filling up over the years. In addition to the accolades our company has received, many of our projects have been recognized as ABC-Wisconsin Projects of Distinction:

ABC of Wisconsin Projects of Distinction AwardsTherapy Without Walls

HuHot Monogolian Grill

Lodi Veterinary Clinic

Wilderness Resort

Executive Residence


Ramaker & Associates

Kalahari Resort Slide Tower

Jay's Power Center

Glacier Valley Ford

Woodside Ranch Recreational Center

The Clubhouse at Chula Vista Resort

Camp Freeland Leslie


Reedsburg Municipal Airport Terminal

B-Lux Grill & Bar

Wilderness Resort Claim Jumper Water Slide

Nelson True Value

Casa de Oakes

Reedsburg Country Club


Corben Business Campus

Vintage Brewing Company - Sauk City

Sundara Woodland Retreats

Chula Vista Fire Restoration

Nelson Agri-Center

Ochsner Park Zoo River Otter Exhibit

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