National Safety Council Selects AMECO for Best Safety Performance

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 7:47 am EST

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IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMECO, a unit of Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR), providing integrated equipment and tool solutions to government and industry, announced today that the National Safety Council (NSC) has recognized the firm with multiple safety awards, most prominently, for its Industry Leader Award. AMECO was recognized at the recent NSC 2009 Safety Congress and Expo in Orlando, Fla., and was distinguished for achieving the best safety performance in its category within construction, mining, forestry machinery, and equipment leasing and rental.

“This industry recognition by NSC, a well-known, independent third party organization, demonstrates the level of AMECO’s commitment to safety excellence on a global basis,” said Gary Bernadez, president of AMECO. “World-class safety performance is ingrained in our employees’ work habits and culture at every single operating location and project throughout the world. The Industry Leader Award is an outstanding achievement for any company, but especially for one that operates in challenging environments and extreme geographies.”

The award is one component of NSC’s Occupational Award Program. Top members of their program are judged by their overall safety performance over the past year. There are more than 48,000 members in the NSC including businesses, labor organizations, schools, public agencies, private groups and individuals.

“This national recognition for our safety accomplishments shows the effectiveness of our safety management system and the dedication of our employees to live it on a daily basis,” said David Taylor, AMECO’s health, safety and environment manager. “Our objective going forward is to continue this level of outstanding safety performance for our employees and our clients’ employees both at work and at home.”

In addition to the industry recognition award, AMECO also received the following four specialty safety awards from NSC:

  • Perfect Record Award for more than eight years (March 2001 to August 2009) without a lost workday case
  • Million Hour Award for more than 28 million hours without a lost workday case
  • National Safety Achievement Award for a total case incident rate being safer than 50 percent of the industry rate for 2009
  • Safety Leadership Award for more than five years without a lost workday case (2005-2009)

The NSC also recognized four AMECO operating locations for safety performance at its three Texas-based offices (Borger, Houston and Tyler) and Greenville, S.C.

About AMECO

AMECO, a unit of Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR), has delivered fully integrated equipment and tool solutions for more than 60 years. The company is focused on three primary businesses: operations fleet services, construction site services and equipment distribution.

About Fluor Corporation

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) designs, builds and maintains many of the world's most challenging and complex projects. Through its global network of offices on six continents, the company provides comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 200 company and had revenues of $22.3 billion in 2008. For more information, visit www.fluor.com.

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