SOURCE: Konecranes, Inc.

July 31, 2014 09:19 ET

Konecranes Factory Safety Specialist Designated Associate Safety Professional

Mark Muse, Factory Safety Specialist for Konecranes, a World Leader of Overhead Lifting Equipment and Services, has Earned the Title of Associate Safety Professional (ASP)

SPRINGFIELD, OH--(Marketwired - July 31, 2014) - Muse, the Factory Safety Specialist for Konecranes' (HEX: KCR1V) Franklin and Springfield manufacturing facilities, met academic requirements and passed the first of two rigorous examinations in order to be awarded this designation by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

Designation as an ASP is the first step in becoming a Certified Safety ProfessionalÒ (CSPÒ). CSPs specialize in protecting workers, the public, property, and the environment by identifying, evaluating, and controlling hazards. As an ASP, Muse must complete professional safety experience requirements and pass the comprehensive practice examination to obtain the CSP certification.

Muse's accomplishment reflects his broad knowledge of basic and applied sciences, safety program management and evaluation, equipment and facilities, fire prevention and protection, environmental aspects, system safety and product safety. 

About Konecranes

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 2013, Group sales totaled EUR 2,100 million. The Group has 11,800 employees, at 600 locations in 48 countries. Konecranes is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V).

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