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May 25st, 2021
Local Start-up Site 2020 Wins Safety Innovation Award
[Halifax, Nova Scotia] — Last Thursday, Construction Safety Nova Scotia (CSNS) named Site 2020 the winner of this year’s Best Safety Innovation Award at the CSNS Annual General Meeting and Award Ceremony. Presented annually, this award recognizes companies that create new and innovative solutions for achieving safety in the workplace.
“Site 2020 is extremely appreciative of the continuous support from CSNS and is proud to be recognized as innovators in our home province,” said Mitch Hollohan, CEO at Site 2020. “We are looking forward to implementing our technology on roads across Nova Scotia.”
CSNS is an industry-led not-for-profit that strives to make Nova Scotia the safest province in the country. For twenty-seven consecutive years, CSNS has hosted an Annual General Meeting and Award Ceremony. This ceremony celebrates the achievements of CSNS members and highlights their efforts to build strategies that positively impact the direction of the construction industry. The awards were presented virtually on May 20th, which reviewed the past year at CSNS and featured a presentation about inclusion and diversity in the construction industry.
“Construction Safety Nova Scotia is pleased to recognize Site 2020 for their contributions to safety in the construction industry,” says MJ MacDonald, CEO at CSNS. “Innovation in the construction industry is critical [and] as the industry evolves, technological advancements are key to making our job sites safer for our workers. What Site 2020 has done is a prime example of doing just that: looking at an unsafe job and using innovative ideas and technology to make it safer and more efficient.”
About Site 2020: In 2015, 19-year-old university student Mitch Hollohan founded Site 2020. Six years later, the Nova Scotian tech company has grown to become a world leader in revolutionizing the construction industry. Their flagship product, the Guardian SmartFlagger, is the first and only smart automated Flagger Assistance Device (AFAD) in the industry, which works to save money and lives on road construction sites by replacing traffic control flaggers with a smart portable traffic system. Since its inception, Site 2020 has integrated over 100 traffic control companies across North America and are rapidly moving towards their goals of connecting all roadways and completely innovating the construction industry.
Site 2020 is a growing Nova Scotian tech company recognized as an innovative exporter in the province. For more information, please visit our website at (www.Site2020.com).