Employee health and safety is the number one priority at Honeywell FM&T. Its long-standing safety record serves as an industry benchmark.
Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (FM&T) has been named as one of 12 elite companies on EHS Today’s 2011 list of America’s Safest Companies.
According to the Bureau of Labor’s safety statistics, Honeywell FM&T outperforms typical private industry by a factor of five in worker safety statistics. Thanks to a steadfast commitment to safety, employee involvement and a culture of continuous improvement, Honeywell FM&T is considered one of the safest workplaces.
Honeywell FM&T’s proactive health and safety management programs have also been recognized nationally through the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Voluntary Protection Program STAR of Excellence and the National Safety Council’s Million Hours Worked Award.
To be considered one of America’s Safest Companies, Honeywell FM&T has demonstrated exceptional performance in the following areas:
- support from management and employee involvement
- innovative solutions to safety challenges
- injury and illness rates lower than the average for their industries
- comprehensive training programs
- evidence that prevention of incidents is the cornerstone of the safety process
- good communication about the value of safety
- ability to substantiate the benefits of the safety process.
"We take pride in all that we have done to ensure the safety and health of our workers and the environment,” said Don Fitzpatrick, Honeywell FM&T Director of HS&E. "In everything we do, we take a critical look at how we can do it even better.”
“Our motto, ‘Commitments Made – Commitments Kept,’ goes beyond meeting customer expectations,” Fitzpatrick continued. “Our employees demonstrate a daily commitment to each other in protecting worker health, safety and the environment."
EHS Today presented the 2011 America’s Safest Companies awards at a ceremony in Philadelphia on October 31. The 12 awardees were: ACCO Brands Corp., Buffalo Gap Instrumentation & Electrical Co. Inc., Caterpillar Inc., EnPro Industries, EuroKera North America, Fluor Corp., Gribbins Insulation Co. Inc., Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies LLC, Kennametal Inc., Nalco Co., Richard Goettle Inc. and Savage Services. EHS Today serves as a resource for safety, health and industrial hygiene professionals in the manufacturing, construction, and service sectors.