Walnut Creek, California (EastBayDaily) — ClickSafety.com, a leading online safety training provider, today announced that it has been ranked #4,814 on the Inc. magazine seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Fuhu tops this year’s list. ClickSafety.com joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“ClickSafety.com is proud to be among the fastest growing privately-held companies in America. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality safety and compliance online training with the goal of zero injuries in the workplace. With more than 10,000 customers and growing, we are honored to be recognized among the nation’s best run, most innovative and most inspiring companies,” states Brian Tonry, ClickSafety General Manager and Executive Vice President. “Our company thrived through three of the toughest years this economy has seen in living memory. Our success during such times is a true testimony to our team’s creativity, perseverance, and tenacity. We couldn’t have achieved this without our loyal customers who are committed to workplace safety.”
In a stagnant economic environment, the median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created more than 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2013.
"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
About ClickSafety.com ClickSafety is a leader in online training solutions for the construction, environmental and general industries. It has delivered award-winning interactive safety training to more than 10,000 organizations worldwide and was the first to offer both the OSHA 10-Hour and OSHA 30-Hour safety courses online. ClickSafety’s course library has more than 300 courses and 50 courses available in Spanish – developed by certified safety professionals and certified industrial hygienists. Key products include OSHA regulatory training for general industry and construction, as well as several Web-based applications that manage risks associated with training large groups of employees, subcontractors and contract laborers.
ClickSafety was founded in 1999 and is based in the San Francisco Bay area. ClickSafety is a subsidiary of Ascend Learning, a leading provider of technology-based educational curriculum and assessment solutions for the healthcare industry and other vocational fields. Ascend is renowned for delivering solutions that produce higher-performing student results at a lower cost, from nursing to health and fitness training to OSHA compliance and training.
Methodology The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/500.
About Inc. Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com.
About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list’s alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us October 10–12, 2013, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC. For more information about the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit http://www.inc500conference.com or call 866-901-3205.