• EMCOR Company Recognized By SMACNA With Third Major Safety Award in Four Years
San Jose, Calif. — Air Systems, Inc. was recently recognized with a 1st Place 2014 Safety Excellence Award for “lowest injury and illness rate in the over 500,000 man-hour category” during 2013 from the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA)—the highest level recognized by the organization. This is the third major safety award Air Systems has received from SMACNA since 2011.
A leading mechanical/electrical/piping contractor in Northern California, Air Systems, is a subsidiary of 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.
“Air Systems’ 2014 1st Place national SMACNA award is the result of achieving zero injuries during the 2013 calendar year in the 500,000+ man-hours worked category,” stated Art Williams, President, Air Systems. “We’re extremely proud of this recognition, our third SMACNA safety award in the past four years. It’s validation of the company’s steadfast dedication to the wellbeing of employees and indicative of the sustained level of commitment everyone at Air Systems has to safety.”
Air Systems’ 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 its employees and their families about the importance of safety through the use of workplace posters, company newsletters, mailings, and a number of other creative tactics intended to instill the conviction that every accident is preventable. EMCOR also conducts regional “Target Zero” safety conferences, bringing together industry experts from its operating companies and partners to share information and successful strategies.