Square D Receives Occupational Excellence Award

The National Safety Council has named Square D Services from Schneider Electric as a winner of its Occupational Excellence Achievement Award for 2009.

The council recognizes companies, units and/or facilities that have reported injuries and illnesses that involved days away from work equal to or less than 50 percent of the Bureau of Labor Statistics rating for their six-digit industry classification (NAICS) code and have had no fatalities during a calendar year, January 1 through December 31.

“In 2008, Square D Services by Schneider Electric had a lost time accident rate 20 times less than the national average for its NAICS code,” said Mike Rice, vice president, Square D Services. “We’re certainly proud of that accomplishment and feel it’s just one more reason customers should look to us for electrical distribution equipment service.”

Safety is part of the corporate culture at Schneider Electric. The management team is committed to preventing occupational illness and injury, and to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for its employees and the communities in which it operates.

Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. The company’s 114,000 employees achieved sales of more than $23 billion in 2008.

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