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The Westerville-based Corna Kokosing Co. recently won the 14th annual National Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America Construction Safety Excellence Award.

Corna Kokosing undertook a thorough process to receive the national distinction that included a written application, a presentation and a 10-minute question and answer session at the AGC's national convention.

Corna has earned the AGC of Ohio Construction Safety Excellence Award for three consecutive years.

Corna Kokosing encourages every team member to practice safe habits both on the job and at home. The process begins with a comprehensive employee orientation during which every new associate is given a copy of the book Safety 24/7. Corna Kokosing associates participate in daily stretching activities at all jobsites, even in the company headquarters.

Led by President Mark Corna, Corna Kokosing Construction Company, a division of The Kokosing Group, is a full-service construction manager/general contractor specializing in health care, education, manufacturing, office and retail markets. The Kokosing Group employs more than 3,000 associates throughout central Ohio, with annual revenues of $800 million.