NMS Recognized with Occupational Excellence Achievement Award by the National Safety CouncilNMS recognizes the importance of safety in the workplace and emphasizes personal safety in every work location. NMS' commitment to and success in providing a safe and healthy environment for their employees, clients and customers was recognized with their receipt of the National Safety Council's 2009 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award. NMS' corporate headquarters and twenty-seven business locations qualified to receive this award based on their performance in 2008. One of NMS' core values states "Safety guides our behavior," and NMS is continually seeking ways to improve the company's safety programs and overall safety performance.
"NMS is pleased to be recognized for our continued efforts to keep our employees, clients and customers safe," says Craig Clemens, Vice President of Health, Safety, Security and Environment at NMS. "We will continue to seek out new ways to keep safety at the forefront of our operations. We view safety as a continual process and strive for a zero-incident safety record." Twenty-seven NMS business locations were recognized for their safety excellence, at business units located from the North Slope to Southeast Alaska, including NMS headquarters in Anchorage.
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% of the Bureau of Labor Statistics rate for their national industry classification and have had no fatalities during a calendar year, January 1 through December 31.
NMS is a limited liability company, owned by NANA Development Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation subsidiary, and Sodexo. NMS clients include the oil & gas industry, federal, state and local governments, schools and universities, hospitals and clinics, senior living centers, air carriers, the telecommunications industry and more. NMS provides management and services in food, facilities, camp services, lodging, security and workforce solutions. More information on NMS and their services is available by visiting www.nmsusa.com
Posted: September 16, 2009
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