Dynalectric Company (San Diego) Receives Safety Award
EMCOR Firm Honored by Leading Construction Industry Organization
SAN DIEGO, CA – March 29, 2010 - The Dynalectric Company in San Diego, an EMCOR Company, was recently presented a First Place Safety Excellence Award by the San Diego Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) in the Specialty Division for 300,000 to 700,000 work hours. Further, Dynalectric received additional recognition from AGC, garnering an incremental high-level Construction Safety and Excellence Award within the same category from the AGC National organization.
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 entire EMCOR organization, we are passionate about the safety of our workers----we have made a commitment to the goal of achieving zero accidents so they may return home safely everyday," commented Philip Petersen, President and CEO of Dynalectric. "We are extremely gratified to be recognized for these efforts, and we thank our employees for their dedication and continued support of our critical safety programs."
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, in company newsletters, mailings, and a number of other creative tactics intended to reach employees and their families. 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. Petersen. "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."
Founded in 1927, the AGC San Diego Chapter is dedicated to improving the construction industry daily by educating the industry to employ the finest skills, promoting use of the latest technology, and advocating building the best quality projects for owners, both public and private. The organization's annual Safety Excellence Awards program honors member firms that have demonstrated superior safety performance throughout the previous year.
About Dynalectric Company in San Diego
Founded in 1973, Dynalectric Company in San Diego is a full service electrical contractor, planning, constructing, installing and integrating a complete range of electrical, control, and telecommunications systems. Projects range from data centers, power generation facilities, laboratories and pharmaceutical facilities to office buildings, hotels, educational facilities, and institutional buildings. Dynalectric Company in San Diego 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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