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EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC Earns 2017 National Safety Council Occupational Excellence Achievement Award
Hunt Valley, Maryland (18 April 2017)—EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, announced today that it is a recipient of a 2017 National Safety Council’s (NSC) Occupational Excellence Achievement Award.
EA has a well-established safety and health program aimed at keeping employees, clients, and subcontractors safe. Integral to EA’s safety system is employee training, peer-to-peer observation, management review, system audits, and onsite inspections. Proactively implemented, EA’s comprehensive and systematic safety and health program has resulted in more efficient and effective operations by improving employee health and morale, and reducing Worker’s Compensation costs, lost time, fire and liability insurance premiums, and property damage.
“This recognition goes to all of our employees as their collective efforts have produced EA’s award-winning safety record,” says Peter Garger, CIH, CSP, EA’s Corporate Safety and Health Director. “EA is a champion of workplace safety and health and absolutely committed to creating and maintaining a safe working environment at all of our offices and job sites. Receiving recognition from NSC reinforces the value of our safety culture, and motivates our employees as they work together to achieve EA’s goal of continuous safety improvement.”
About the Award
The National Safety Council’s Occupational Excellence Achievement Award recognizes participants (companies, units, and/or facilities) that have reported injuries and illnesses that involved days away from work equal to or less than 50 percent of the Bureau of Labor Statistics rate for their industry classification per the North American Industry Classification System and have had no fatalities during a calendar year, 1 January through 31 December.
About EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC
EA is a 100% ESOP-owned public benefit corporation that provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 450 professionals through a network of 25 commercial offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 43 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources. For more information about EA, visit www.eaest.com.