SOURCE: Konecranes, Inc.

Konecranes, Inc.

March 10, 2016 14:00 ET

Konecranes Chad Walker Becomes a Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

Konecranes Emphasis on High Safety Standards Is Reflected in the Recent Certification Achieved by Internal Safety Team Leader Chad Walker

SPRINGFIELD, OH--(Marketwired - March 10, 2016) - Konecranes Region Americas EHS Manager, Chad Walker, CSP, has completed all requirements for a Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) certification. This highly respected certification is awarded by BCSP to individuals who meet eligibility criteria and experience in the safety, health and environmental discipline and have passed two levels of examinations. Achieving a BCSP certification shows that the individual has mastered the core competency for professional safety practice.

Konecranes is a world leader in overhead lifting equipment and services. Walker is part of its Region Americas safety team, which oversees the environmental health & safety programs at Konecranes facilities nationwide. Walker is based in Middletown, Ohio.

"This certification speaks volumes for the emphasis Konecranes puts on assuring that its safety team achieves the highest possible level of qualification," says Walker. "When our customers look at our safety program and the certifications earned by our personnel, it shows our dedication towards safety."

BCSP credential holders are among the most highly trained, educated and experienced individuals in the safety field. A CSP certificate holder must recertify every five years to maintain the credential.

About Konecranes, Inc.
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes.

In 2015, Group sales totaled EUR 2,126 million. The Group has 11,900 employees at 600 locations in 48 countries. Konecranes is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (HEX: KCR1V).

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