Poole & Kent Company Of Florida Receives Prestigious 1st Place Award For Safety
EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Again Recognized by MCASF for Superior Safety Practices & Performance
Poole & Kent Company of Florida (P&K) recently received the 1st Place "Excellence in Safety Award" for exemplary safety practices and performance in the 50,001 to 150,000 man-hour worked category from the Mechanical Contractors Association of South Florida (MCASF). P&K had zero recordable injuries and zero days away from work in 2012. Pictured Left to Right are: Pete Chaney, National Director of Safety, Mechanical Contractors Association of America; Patrick Carr, CEO & President, P&K; Dave Lockhart, Director of Loss Control, P&K; Ed Liosent, Chairman of the Board, MCASF.
MIAMI, FLORIDA – February 27, 2013 – Poole & Kent Company of Florida (P&K) was recently presented the 1st Place Excellence in Safety Award from The Mechanical Contractors Association of South Florida (MCASF) for exemplary safety practices and performance in the 50,001 to 150,000 man-hour worked category; P&K had zero recordable injuries and zero days away from work in 2012. This is the second 1st place safety award P&K has received from MCASF in the last 3 years.
A market leader in specialty general contracting with an emphasis on highly complex process mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, and refrigeration systems, P&K is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses.
"At Poole & Kent, and across the entire EMCOR organization, we've worked hard to develop a culture of safety," stated Patrick Carr, President & CEO, Poole & Kent Company of Florida. "We're very proud to have received this award---our second 1st place safety award from MCASF in three years---a testament to the dedication of our people, as we continue to strive for our goal of zero accidents, so employees may return home safely every day."
P&K's commitment to safety is part of a multi-tiered, integrated approach that includes a zero accident program as well as a host of supporting initiatives such as the "Be There For Life" program. This EMCOR effort is designed to educate employees and their families about the importance of safety through use of workplace posters, company newsletters, mailings, and other creative tactics intended to reach employees and their families. EMCOR also conducts regional "Target Zero" safety conferences, bringing together industry experts from its operating companies and partners to share information and successful strategies.
About Poole & Kent Company of Florida
Established in 1954, Poole & Kent Co. of Florida has evolved from a mechanical contractor into one of the foremost specialty contractors in the state. The company specializes in the construction of municipal wastewater and water treatment plants, fueling facilities, oxygenation systems, cogeneration facilities, airports, aviation fuel pipeline systems, large pumping stations, reverse osmosis and nanofiltration facilities, central HVAC chiller plants and other highly complex, mechanically intensive, general construction projects. Based in Miami, P&K is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500 company with estimated 2013 revenues of ~$6.5B. EMCOR is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services and a provider of critical infrastructure systems. EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The ~27,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the “World’s Most Admired” and “Best Managed”. EMCOR’s diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company’s strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at www.EMCORGroup.com.
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