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EA’s Successful Health and Safety Program Recognized with National Safety Council Award
Hunt Valley, Maryland (5 February 2019)—EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, announced today that its ongoing commitment to safety has been honored with a 2019 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award by the National Safety Council (NSC). In 2018, EA’s safety record was stellar with no lost work time cases. This award marks the sixth time, and fourth straight year, EA has been recognized for the exceptional achievements of its safety program.
“Winning this award affirms EA’s steadfast commitment to protecting the health and welfare of our valued employees, team partners, and project stakeholders,” stated Ian MacFarlane, EA’s President and CEO. “All of us here at EA applaud the leadership of Peter Garger, CIH, CSP, EA’s Corporate Health and Safety Director, as he plays a critical role in ensuring EA fosters a culture that emphasizes safe work practices. He works every day with our field crews, project and program managers, and corporate leadership to reinforce safe work practices and encourage open communication of near misses and other learning opportunities that can be used to strengthen our program. We are pleased by NSC’s acknowledgement of our performance in 2018.”
Striving for an injury-free work environment, EA’s employee health and safety program continues to expand and improve as the company grows its client base, broadens its service offerings, and hires new employees. Going beyond compliance, the key to the effectiveness of EA’s program rests with its ability to proactively recognize potential hazards and develop a systematic plan for their control. The company continually involves its employees in all aspects of its health and safety program through training, communications, and positive recognition of safe behaviors, attitudes, and work processes.
With this award, the NSC recognizes organizations that have injuries and illness records better than or equal to 50% of the Bureau of Labor Statistics rate for their North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code.
About EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC
EA is a 100% employee-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 500 professionals through a network of 26 commercial offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 45 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.