CHICAGO, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and building services for a diverse range of businesses, today announced it was presented its third Chairman's Award from CNA. The Chairman's Award recognizes EMCOR for its outstanding efforts promoting good work practice in the construction and services industries. The award was presented at the opening of EMCOR's 2016 Safety Meeting in Orlando, Florida; EMCOR President & CEO, Tony Guzzi, and David Copley, EMCOR Vice President of Safety and Quality Management, received the award from CNA's Bill Boyd, Senior Vice President, Risk Control.
"CNA is proud to recognize EMCOR as a three-time CNA Chairman's Award recipient for their exceptional safety record and commitment to employee well-being," said Bill Boyd, Senior Vice President, Risk Control, CNA. "We first recognized EMCOR with the CNA Chairman's Award in 2009 for their Be There For Life, Zero Injury Program and again recognized EMCOR in 2013 for their innovative Changing Way We Work Program (CW3). EMCOR's ability to recognize and tackle industry problems head-on is one of the key reasons EMCOR's safety, quality and productivity performance consistently leads the industry, and why we're excited to once again make them a CNA Chairman's Award recipient."
"We are extremely gratified to be recognized by CNA, once again, for our innovative approach to safety, quality, and productivity," commented Tony Guzzi, President & CEO, EMCOR Group, Inc. "Safety is a strategic imperative for EMCOR and a cornerstone of our corporate culture. We are committed to the principle that safety is to be a focal point at each and every job site, and it starts at the top. Keeping our employees safe is a tremendous part of who we are and what we do."
"To be a leader in today's construction and services industries means recognizing the problems of these industries and doing something about it," states Dave Copley, Vice President, Safety and Quality Management, EMCOR. "Poor work practice not only causes injuries but is also at the root of waste, damage, and rework. Customers want the job done right and that's why at EMCOR we strive for continuous improvement. Our good work practice outreach program is the result of collaboration across EMCOR's 75+ operating companies; it not only improves their outcomes but also raises the bar across the industry."
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About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2016 revenues of ~$7.2B, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services. A 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 ~31,000 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.
This release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Any such comments are based upon information available to EMCOR management and its perception thereof, as of this date, and EMCOR assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements may include statements regarding market opportunities, market share growth, gross profit, backlog mix, projects with varying profit margins, and selling, general and administrative expenses. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Accordingly these statements are no guarantee of future performance. Such risk and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, adverse effects of general economic conditions, changes in the political environment, changes in the specific markets for EMCOR's services, adverse business conditions, availability of adequate levels of surety bonding, increased competition, unfavorable labor productivity and mix of business. Certain of the risks and factors associated with EMCOR's business are also discussed in the Company's 2015 Form 10-K and in other reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All these risks and factors should be taken into account in evaluating any forward-looking statements.
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