GK AND UPI EARN 2017 NMAPC SAFETY AWARDS
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 2, 2017 – Gallagher-Kaiser (GK) and Universal Piping Industries (UPI) both accepted Zero Injury Safety Awards from the National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee for their work on the GM Flint, GM Fort Wayne and GM Bowling Green projects. The awards were presented at the 17th annual NMAPC Zero Injury Safety Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. on November 2, 2017.
To be eligible, the project must have amassed a minimum of 500,000 hours with zero OSHA recordable injuries throughout the project. The individual contractors must have worked 50,000 – 199,999 hours without a recordable injury.
The following GK and UPI projects were recognized: GM Flint, GK with Local Union No.7 for 182,355 work hours, GM Fort Wayne, GK with Local Union No.20 for 144,456 work hours and both Gallagher-Kaiser and Universal Piping Industries were honored at GM Bowling Green, GK with Local Union No.110 for 84,107 work hours and UPI with Local Union No.502 for 108,684 work hours.
“We have collectively demonstrated results for what is possible when, contractors and labor fully cooperate on one of the most important aspects of a construction project, safety,” said Gary Shiroda, Gallagher-Kaiser Fort Wayne Project Director.
Congratulations to the entire GK/UPI family and to each project team for this prestigious honor. Thank you for making safety not only a priority, but a value, from start to finish.
Taylor L. Andress
Founded in 1952, Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation is a privately owned, Michigan based turn-key supplier of Paint Finishing Systems, Commercial HVAC and Mechanical Automotive Systems. More information can be found at www.gkcorp.com.
Universal Piping Industries is subsidiary of Gallagher-Kaiser Corporation and a leader in the design, fabrication and installation of industrial process systems and HVAC systems for industrial/commercial buildings. More information can be found at www.universalpiping.com
Established in 2000 by the National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee, Inc. (NMAPC), the Zero Injury Safety Awards® (ZISA®) is an annual recognition program celebrating those union contractors, labor representatives and owner-clients who work together in a tripartite fashion to create injury-free job sites.