Dynalectric Achieves 1,000,000 Labor Hours Worked Without A Lost-Time Accident, Receives Multiple Safety Awards
---EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Receives Cal/OSHA 2010 Golden Gate Award, Numerous Other Safety Awards for Exemplary Safety Practices---
LOS ALAMITOS, CA, April 30, 2010 - Dynalectric in Los Angeles recently received a 2010 Golden Gate Award from Cal/OSHA for exemplary safety practices; this honor follows other safety awards received earlier this year, and culminates with Dynalectric also recently achieving a milestone of 1,000,000 labor hours worked without a lost-time accident (between the period November 2008 - March 2010).
Dynalectric, a leading electrical contractor in Southern California, is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses.
"At Dynalectric, and across the EMCOR organization, we are passionate about the safety of our workers and are committed to the goal of achieving zero accidents so they may return home safely everyday," said Chris Pesavento, President and CEO of Dynalectric. "It is very gratifying to be recognized for these efforts---and we are very thankful and proud of achieving such a significant milestone as 1,000,000 labor hours worked without a lost-time accident---for all of which we thank our employees and their dedication and continued support of our vitally important safety programs."
Dynalectric's Recent Awards for Safety Excellence:
- 2010 Golden Gate Award from Cal/OSHA for work on the Riverside Energy Resource Center; Dynalectric installed all electrical systems for this new 96-megawatt power plant.
- Two 2010 Terry V. Perkins Awards from IBEW-NECA (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers-National Electrical Contractors Association). Awarded for work on the (1) North Hollywood ATSAC (Automated Traffic Surveillance and Control), Dynalectric's scope of work included installation of video cameras, traffic signals and fiber optic cable; and (2) Transportation Agreement (awarded to companies performing transportation work under the agreement of Local 11 and the LA chapter of NECA), for exemplary safety performance as a company, overall.
- 2009 Terry V. Perkins Award from IBEW-NECA, for work on the Golden State ATSAC; Dynalectric installed a conduit system for fiber optic and camera control systems, as well as traffic signals, loop detection, and intersection crossings, connecting the San Fernando Valley traffic corridors to Los Angeles City Hall.
- 2008 California Safety Award of Excellence from AGC (Associated General Contractors); awarded for exemplary safety performance as a company, overall.
Dynalectric's commitment to safety is part of a multi-tiered, integrated approach that includes a Zero Accident program as well as a host of supporting initiatives such as the "Be There For Life" program. This EMCOR effort is designed to educate employees and their families about the importance of safety through use of workplace posters, company newsletters, mailings, and a number of other creative tactics. EMCOR also conducts regional "Target Zero" safety conferences, bringing together industry experts from its operating companies and partners to share information and successful strategies.
"We are extremely proud of our industry leading safety record," noted Mr. Pesavento. "But with safety, we can never be satisfied or complacent. Our efforts on behalf of our employees will remain a key focus and we will always strive for continuous improvement."
About Dynalectric in Los Angeles
Founded in 1950, Dynalectric in Los Angeles provides electrical, transportation, telecommunications and control system integration services throughout Southern California. Its electrical division performs specialty electrical contracting work as well as design/build projects; a transportation division performs all phases of underground network and traffic control technology; and a telecommunications division specializes in the installation of voice-data systems and DC power plants and cabling. KDC Systems, the controls division, provides products and services for environmental monitoring, HVAC, lighting control, process control, security and UL panel fabrication. Dynalectric is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500 company with estimated 2010 revenues of $5.0 billion. EMCOR is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services and a leading provider of critical infrastructure systems. EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The 25,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the "World's Most Admired" and "Best Managed". EMCOR's diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company's strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at www.EMCORGroup.com.
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