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EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. Recognized with 2014 National Safety Council Occupational Excellence Achievement Award
Hunt Valley, Maryland (21 March 2014)—EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, today announced that its commitment to safe work practices was recognized with the National Safety Council’s 2014 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award. This is the second time in the last 3 years that EA’s commitment to occupational safety has been recognized through this national award.
EA considers the safety and health of its employees, clients, and visitors, and the prevention of work-related accidents and illnesses, to be of the highest priority. Proactively implemented, EA’s comprehensive and systematic safety and health program has contributed to more efficient and effective operations by improving employee health and morale, and by reducing workers’ compensation costs, lost time, fire and liability insurance premiums, and property damage.
“EA is pleased to be recognized for our efforts to keep our employees, clients, and project partners safe,” says Peter Garger, CIH, CSP, EA’s Corporate Safety and Health Director. “Achieving this honor required the sustained commitment of each and every employee to create and maintain an injury-free, environmentally safe workplace. Strict adherence to EA’s established safety and health policies and practices is essential to reach this objective. We will continue to be diligent in maintaining safety as our number one priority.”
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.
EA provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 400 professionals through a network of 23 offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 40 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.