— Orion Construction Corp. of Vista has been honored by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) for having one of the nation’s best construction and wellness plans in 2017.

Orion was one of 57 companies throughout the country to receive Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence awards.

“Getting projects completed on time and on budget may be important, but making sure every worker heads home safe and healthy every day is essential,” said Art Daniel, AGC past president and president of Texas-based AR Daniel Construction Inc.

Orion was a first-place winner in the utility infrastructure division.

“The company presented outstanding guidance in safety and occupation health management, risk control, safety training, work site hazard identification and control, and safety program innovation,” Daniel said.