SOURCE: National Steel City

National Steel City

February 22, 2011 13:57 ET

National Steel City Recordable Incident Rate ("RIR") Drops From 1.18 to 0.71, and Experience Modification Rate ("EMR") Drops From 0.78 to 0.61

Safety Expert Jim Stanley Commends NSC for Its Unparalleled Commitment to Safety as a Core Company Value; Compelling Safety Record Translates to a Lower Cost for Workers Compensation Insurance When Doing Business With NSC

PLYMOUTH, MI--(Marketwire - February 22, 2011) - National Steel City (NSC), one of the nation's leading steel and power industry equipment installation construction companies, today announced two important milestones for its acclaimed safety program. Specifically, a decline in Recordable Incident Rate from 1.18 in 2009 to 0.71 in 2010, and an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) drop from 0.78 to 0.61, effective January 1, 2011.

Safety expert Jim Stanley, who rose to the rank of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Department of Labor in the Clinton administration, now serves as President of Brentwood, Tenn.-based FDRSafety, and regularly consults with National Steel City on its corporate safety program and projects.

"National Steel City continues to build an outstanding track record for consistent safety performance, embracing principles, practices and policies that create safer work sites," Stanley said. "The new scores exemplify National's companywide commitment to safety as a core company value."

For NSC Chief Executive Officer Bob Dunn, industry-leading safety scores mean more employees go home each night injury-free to their families.

"A safer working environment contributes to a better motivated, more productive workforce that ultimately benefits companies doing business with National Steel City," Dunn said. "NSC safety managers on all projects report to me directly and I continue to take a personal role in reviewing daily safety reports."

With offices in Plymouth, MI, and Birmingham, AL, NSC proudly serves a broad cross-section of industrial customers, including: Bechtel, Fluor, ThyssenKrupp, Shaw Group, Georgia Pacific, Southern Company, and IPSCO Steel.

The company's year-over-year growth and success is fueled by the construction of turnkey Air Quality Control Systems (AQCS) required by various environmental mandates affecting the Power Industry. NSC has built an outstanding reputation for diverse mechanical equipment installation, including heavy ductwork, precipitators, SCRs and air-cooled condensers.

NSC holds the ASME "RU and S" code stamps and is a AISC Certified Advanced Steel Erector. The company specializes in turnkey installation of HRSGs, Air Cooled Condensers, SCR systems, wet or dry FGD systems, precipitators, bag houses, material handling systems and power blocks as well as retrofit or modification of the same. NSC 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
Building on marquee experience in more than 30 states nationwide, Plymouth, Mich.-based National Steel City is one of the nation's leading steel and power industry equipment installation construction companies. Since 1998, National has consistently ranked in Engineering News Record's Top 12 listing of Structural Steel Erection firms. National has built a history of specializing in managing major, complex, fast-track projects, including Air Quality Control Systems for power plants; airport facilities; aircraft assembly plants; arenas; automotive manufacturing plants; convention centers and steel mills. National Steel City is a subsidiary company of United American Steel Constructors, Inc. ("UNAMSCO"), Frisco, Texas. UNAMSCO is a holding company of regional and nationwide specialty steel construction firms providing services to the power, heavy industrial, commercial and institutional sectors.

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