Patriot Welcomes New Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

Patriot Engineering and Environmental, Inc. (Patriot), a full-service geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and materials testing firm with eleven (11) offices located throughout the Midwest and Southeast, welcomes Mr. Jason E. Whittymore, CIH, Senior Industrial Hygienist, to its highly trained and efficient technical staff. Mr. Whittymore brings nearly 20 years of experience providing health and safety expertise in the areas of OSHA standards program development and training, site evaluations/auditing, exposure assessments for chemical, physical and biological hazards, and indoor air quality (IAQ) evaluations. Mr. Whittymore’s emphasis has been providing manufacturing clients with quality services aimed at advancing the protection of their employees’ health and safety. Mr. Whittymore is certified in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). He is active in several professional organizations, including industrial hygiene associations on the local and national levels. He has provided numerous technical presentations to clients and the legal community. Please feel free to contact Mr. Whittymore regarding any of your health and safety service needs at (p) 317-576-8058 or (c) 317-605-1675


FCCI Insurance Program to Benefit Associated Builders & Contractors Indiana/Kentucky Chapter Members

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – June 1, 2016 – FCCI Insurance Group (FCCI), a group of financially sound, middle-market commercial property and casualty insurance companies with a Midwest regional office in Indianapolis, Ind., and a strong field presence in Indiana & Kentucky, has partnered with the Indiana/Kentucky chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Inc. to provide commercial package, auto and umbrella insurance coverage and surety bonds to eligible contractor members.

FCCI Contractors Select is a comprehensive approach to commercial insurance and risk management. Eligible ABC contractor members will have access to: insurance coverage tailored for contractors; a local designated insurance service team providing professional risk control and claim expertise; construction-focused education seminars; online risk management resources; and the FCCI HR & Employment HELPLINE – an online resource providing HR management, risk control and employment law information.

FCCI Contractors Select also features a group dividend plan based on the combined loss experience of participating members.

FCCI Surety writes contract surety bonds for a variety of contractors’ and subcontractors’ needs. With a Treasury listing of more than $50 million and a 24/7 online bond system, FCCI has the financial strength and the quick response time contractors need.

FCCI is excited to partner with the ABC Indiana/Kentucky chapter and the following independent agents: Assured Partners of Indiana LLC; Assured Partners NL; BB&T Insurance; Brown & Brown; Energy Insurance; E M Ford; Gibson Insurance Agency, Inc.; Lawton Insurance; MJ Insurance, Inc.; Old National Insurance; Sterling Thompson; Stewart Brimner Peters & Co. Inc.; The Underwriters Group; USI; and Van Meter Insurance.


About FCCI – Working through independent agents in 18 states, FCCI provides commercial property and casualty insurance to more than 18,000 policyholders and commercial and contract surety to more than 17,000 bonded principals. Established in 1959 and rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, FCCI is headquartered in Sarasota, Fla., and has regional offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi and Texas. For more information, please call 800-226-3224 or visit

About Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) – Associated Builders & Contractors is a national association representing nearly 22,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and it’s 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. ABC is the merit shop construction industry’s voice with the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the federal government and with state and local governments, as well as with the news media. ABC’s mission is the advancement of the merit shop philosophy, which encourages open competition and a free enterprise approach that awards contracts based solely on merit, regardless of labor affiliation.