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Egan Company Earns Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards

May 4, 2016

The Minnesota Safety Council awarded four Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards to Egan Company for superior performance in workplace safety and health.

“Employers like Egan Company know that safety isn’t automatic,” said Paul Aasen, President of the Minnesota Safety Council. “It takes attention, dedication, and continuous effort to protect employees.”

Egan is one of 77 companies to receive an Outstanding Achievement Award; recipients of this award have incident rates that are 51-90% better than the industry average and a score between 75 and 90 on the safety program evaluation scale. Egan also received three Meritorious Achievement Awards recognizing an outstanding record and incident rates better than the industry average for at least three years, respectively.

“At Egan, safety is our priority,” said Larry Hanson, Egan Company Safety Director. “This recognition from the Minnesota Safety Council indicates that we have been effective and remained committed to workplace safety at every level.”

Egan is one of 314 Minnesota employers who will be recognized at the Governor’s Safety Awards luncheon at the Minneapolis Convention Center on May 5. To read more about the scorecard and award categories, visit the Minnesota Safety Council.

About Egan Company

Egan Company is a privately-owned, specialty contractor that represents over 15 skilled trade unions serving virtually every infrastructure discipline in the industry. Core services include: electrical, mechanical, curtainwall/glass (InterClad), millwrights, controls and system integration, building automation, and service. Egan serves every stage of a building and provides in-house expertise in planning, design, engineering, construction, and maintenance. For more information about Egan Company, visit www.eganco.com.

About Minnesota Safety Council and Award

The Governor’s Safety Awards luncheon is part of the 82st Minnesota Safety & Health Conference, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council. The conference is the oldest and largest gathering of workplace safety and health professionals in the region. 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.

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