SOURCE: National Steel City

National Steel City

April 20, 2015 12:47 ET

National Steel City Launches 'Sawhorse' Initiative to Foster, Advance Safety Awareness as a Core Company Value

Safety At Work, Home, Office, Recreation, Safety Everywhere Focuses on Employee Safety With the Goal of Heightening Awareness and Fostering an Always-On Safety Culture

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Apr 20, 2015) -  National Steel City, one of the nation's leading steel construction and erection companies, today announced the launch of SAWHORSE (Safety At Work, Home, Office, Recreation, Safety Everywhere), an employee-focused awareness program representing a doubling-down on the company's stalwart commitment to safety at the 2015 ELECTRIC POWER Conference + Exhibition, April 21-23, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.

SAWHORSE will heighten awareness and foster a culture of safety for all National Steel City employees, whether at project work sites, in recreational activities or at home.

"By instilling a culture of safety awareness our employees will continue to make smarter safety decisions wherever they may be," said National Steel City CEO Bob Dunn. "From SAWHORSE reminders on pay stubs to innovative infographics and continuous safety training initiatives, our goal is to keep safety and related best practices top of mind for all employees."

In addition to extremely competitive EMR and TRIR rates, National Steel City enjoys a five-times lower OSHA Recordable Incident Rate than the industry average and holds one of the industry's lowest DART rates.

"National Steel City continues to set the pace in responsible corporate safety, instilling not only a culture of safety as a core company value, but by consistently going above and beyond to encourage employees to apply real-world safety practices in any given environment," said FDRsafety President Jim Stanley, one of the nation's most respected experts on industrial corporate safety.

National Steel City holds the ASME "RU and S" code stamps and is a AISC Certified Advanced Steel Erector. The company specializes in the installation of HRSGs, Air Cooled Condensers, Turbine Buildings, Air Pollution Control Systems and power blocks as well as retrofit or modification of the same. National Steel City has conducted business in more than 30 states nationwide, developing a solid reputation through the safe execution of innovative steel erection solutions.

About National Steel City LLC

Building on marquee experience in more than 30 states nationwide, Plymouth, Mich.-based National Steel City is one of the nation's leading steel construction and erection companies. The company has consistently ranked among Engineering News Record's top structural steel erection companies. National Steel City has a long and successful history constructing airport hangers and terminals, aircraft assembly plants, sports arenas and stadia, automotive manufacturing plants, convention centers and steel mills.

In addition, National Steel City specializes in providing construction services for the electric utility industry on major, complex, fast-track projects that have included the turnkey installation of Air Quality Control Systems and HRSGs, Turbine Buildings, Air Cooled Condensers, the wholesale renovation of existing plants and the construction of new Single Cycle and Combined Cycle power generating units.

For more information visit, follow on Twitter @nationalsteel, or call 1-800-ERECTOR.

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