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AMECO Celebrates 15 Million Safe Work Hours
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GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMECO, a unit of Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) providing integrated equipment and tool solutions to government and industry, today announced that its global workforce of more than 1,500 employees has worked 15 million safe work hours from March 2001 through October 2006 with no lost-time injuries.
“The 15 million safe work hour milestone collectively acknowledges the individual commitment by our employees to maintain a safe and healthy work environment,” said Larry Gibbs, AMECO’s Health, Safety and Environmental director. “The achievement is even more impressive when considering AMECO’s diverse operational footprint, which covers construction support projects, branch operation and fleet management contracts throughout North America, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. Having our employees return safely to their homes and families at the end of each day is the best achievement we can attain.”
“AMECO employees continue to set the safety standard in our industry,” said Gary Bernardez, president of AMECO. “Reaching 15 million consecutive hours without a lost workday represents an outstanding accomplishment by our global operations and demonstrates to our customers the importance we place on safety.”
In addition to the 15 million safe work hour milestone, AMECO’s 2006 safety achievements included the National Safety Council’s 2005 Industry Leader Award, the National Safety Council’s Perfect Record Award and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Safety Excellence Award.
AMECO has delivered fully integrated equipment and tool solutions for nearly 60 years. The company is focused on two primary businesses, Fleet OutsourcingSM and Site ServicesSM. The Fleet Outsourcing business assists clients in the government and industrial markets, including heavy industrial, power and manufacturing facilities, with complete management and maintenance of fleet, tool and asset management functions. The Site Services business provides a complete service package consisting of equipment, tool and construction indirects to capital 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 Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company with revenues of $13.2 billion in 2005. For more information, visit www.fluor.com.
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