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Egan Recipient of Governor’s Safety Awards

Friday, March 28th, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 28, 2014) – The Minnesota Safety Council has awarded three Governor’s Safety Awards to Egan Company for superior performance in workplace safety and health.

Egan is one of only 19 companies to receive an Award of Honor; recipients of this award have incident rates at least 91% better than the industry average and a score between 91 and 100 on the safety program evaluation scale. Egan also received an Outstanding Achievement Award and a Meritorious Achievement Award recognizing an outstanding record and incident rates better than the industry average for at least three years, respectively.

“At Egan, we demand safety—for our employees and for our customers,” said Larry Hanson, Egan Safety Director. “This recognition from the Minnesota Safety Council is meaningful testament that we have been effective and remained committed to workplace safety at every level.”

Egan is one of 202 Minnesota companies who will be recognized at the Governor’s Safety Awards luncheon at the Minneapolis Convention Center on May 8. To read more about the scorecard and award categories, visit

About Egan Company

Egan Company is a fully integrated, specialty contractor that delivers attention, commitment and craftsmanship to every project. Egan serves every stage of a building and provides in-house expertise in planning, design, building and maintenance. The Company employs 900+ people (seasonally adjusted) representing over 15 trade unions serving virtually every infrastructure discipline in the industry. Core services include: mechanical, electrical, industrial controls, outside electrical, building systems, service and curtainwall/glass. For more information, visit

About Minnesota Safety Council

The Minnesota Safety Council, founded in 1928, is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in Minnesota by preventing unintentional injuries (“accidents”). Since 1934, the annual Governor’s Safety Awards program has honored Minnesota employers with exceptional safety performance. Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with their industry’s national statistics, and on their progress in implementing a comprehensive safety program.

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