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AMECO Celebrates 10 Million Safe Work Hours
Public Company Information:
AMECO, the fleet management and construction support unit of Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR), today announced that its global workforce of nearly 1,300 employees has worked 10 million safe work hours from March 2001 through the present, with no lost-time injuries.
"Working 10 million hours without a lost-time injury is a tremendous achievement for any company," said Larry Gibbs, AMECO's health, safety, and environmental director. "More than any other type of achievement, a milestone such as this is accomplished by every employee's dedication. This is truly an employee's safety award."
"AMECO continues to lead our industry in safety performance and set new standards of achievement," said Gary Bernardez, president of AMECO. "Our employees consistently demonstrate the importance of safety to our customers and AMECO. Safety continues to be an important metric our customers use to select AMECO and evaluate our performance."
Following are some of AMECO's safety milestones from 2004:
* Puerto Rico operations marked more than 35 years without a lost-time injury
* Borger operations center in Texas worked nine years (425,000 hours) with no lost-time injuries and is AMECO's first OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Site
* The Tyler operations team in Texas celebrated 20 years without a lost-time injury
* Houston operations has achieved 750,000 hours (1997 through the present) without a lost-time incident
AMECO has delivered fully integrated equipment and tool solutions for more than 50 years. The company is focused on two primary businesses, Fleet Outsourcing(SM) and Site Services(SM). The Fleet Outsourcing business assists clients in the industrial markets, including heavy industrial, power and manufacturing facilities, with complete outsourcing of fleet, tool, and asset management functions. The Site Services business provides a complete service package consisting of equipment, tool, and construction indirects to construction projects.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) provides services on a global basis in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company with revenues of $9.4 billion in 2004. For more information, visit www.fluor.com.
Jerry Holloway/Leann Vandergrift