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AMECO Finishes 2003 With Award-Winning Safety Record
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AMECO, the Fleet Outsourcing(SM) and Site Services(SM) unit of Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR), today announced that its global workforce of more than 1,300 worked the entire year (seven million work hours) of 2003 with no lost-time incidents. This on-the-job performance, which included 3.5 million hours without an OSHA recordable, helped Fluor earn major industry recognition.
Domestically, the National Safety Council recognized AMECO's stellar safety record by awarding the company with the 2003 Industry Leader Award for the best safety performance in the industry.
Internationally, the Chilean Safety and Health Organization's 2003 "Competitive Company" program presented AMECO with second place in the best safety performances and practices category.
"AMECO's safety performance in 2003 continues to be world-class. Given the global nature of our Fleet Outsourcing and Site Services business, we work in many challenging environments," said Gary Bernardez, president of AMECO. "Our customers expect outstanding safety performance and AMECO employees continue to deliver."
Following are some of AMECO's safety milestones from 2003:
- On a Cable & Wireless project in Jamaica, employees worked 500,000 safe hours without an OSHA recordable or lost-time accident.
- The AMECO team at Tyler Operations in Texas celebrated 19 years and 750,000 safe hours.
- On the Red Stripe project in Jamaica, employees celebrated one year without a lost time incident or OSHA recordable.
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(SM) 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(SM) business focuses on providing a complete equipment, tool and construction indirects service package 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, Calif., Fluor is a Fortune 500 company with revenues of $10 billion in 2002. For more information, visit www.fluor.com .
For further information, please contact: Jerry Holloway, Media Relations, +1-949-349-7411, or Lila Churney, Investor Relations, +1-949-349-3909, or fax, +1-949-349-5375, both of Fluor Corporation; or Brad McCaleb of AMECO, +1-864-281-6192.
Jerry Holloway, Media Relations, +1-949-349-7411, or Lila
Churney, Investor Relations, +1-949-349-3909, or fax, +1-949-349-5375, both of
Fluor Corporation; or Brad McCaleb of AMECO, +1-864-281-6192/
/Web site: http://www.fluor.com /