The Greenville Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual NC Department of Labor Safety Awards Banquet at The Rock Springs Center in Greenville on Thursday, April 21st, 2016. Companies and municipalities from the area were awarded certificates and plaques for their safe work records. A. R. Chesson Construction Co., Inc. was awarded their eleventh consecutive Gold Award for Safety by Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry. This award caps off Eleven years of safe work where the company attained a DART (Days Away, Restricted or Transferred) rate less than 50% of the national average. Commissioner Berry offered her congratulations and sincere thanks to the men and women of A R Chesson Construction Company Inc. for their dedication to safety which has resulted in their outstanding record. Vice-President Doug Chesson and Safety Coordinator Andy Holliman were on hand to accept the award.