Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2013
URETEK Holdings received the 2013 “Award for Superior Achievement for an Outstanding Safety Record in 2012” issued by the Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA). The award was presented by FTBA President, Robert G. Burleson to URETEK Holdings President of Florida, Robert Moody at the 2013 FTBA Convention in Orlando, Florida.
In 2012, URETEK Holdings, Inc. had no lost-time accidents, a zero safety incidence rate and achieved an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of 0.88. Qualification for the award requires that a firm working less than 150,000 man hours per year experience no lost-time accidents in Florida for the qualifying calendar year.
“Safety is an integral part of the culture at URETEK Holdings and of our everyday approach to work,” states Mr. Moody. “We are proud members of the FTBA, and are honored to be a recipient of this award as recognition for the excellent work and safety consciousness of our crews in the field.”
“This FTBA award is highly recognized as a standard of excellence in safety amongst our peers in the construction industry,” said URETEK Holdings’ CEO, Kathleen Shanahan. “The safety of our employees is the most important focus of our company, and making sure our employees return home to their families safely at the end of each day is a top priority for URETEK Holdings. Our team members appreciate this and so do our customers.”
Governed by as its officers and board, the mission of the FTBA is to connect, explore, promote and support the state transportation industry. The FTBA, based in Tallahassee, Florida, supports the transportation construction industry in a variety of ways including continued education opportunities, supporting the FDOT in its specifications development, fostering public understanding of the industry, encouraging honesty and integrity in industry practices for the industry and its regulators.
URETEK’s proprietary polymer formulations are used in a wide variety of applications, including slab lifting and underground void filling; storm/waste drain restoration; soil erosion control; emergency infrastructure restoration (dams, spillways, and levees); and culvert, pipe, and manhole sealing.
URETEK Holdings is bonded, insured and duly authorized to conduct business in Florida. On June 20, 2013, URETEK Holdings announced the acquisition of 23 new state territories expanding its presence to 31 states throughout the United States.
About URETEK Holdings, Inc.
Headquartered in Lakeland, Florida, URETEK Holdings, Inc. specializes in improving the weight-bearing capacity of subsurface soils through the injection of patented, lightweight, expanding structural polymers. The patented URETEK Deep Injection Method provides the industry’s most cost-effective, quickest and safest solution for soil stabilization and densification at depth without excavation. For 25 years, URETEK has safely completed more than 85,000 projects leveling, lifting, sealing and stabilizing structures of all sizes for commercial, residential, and governmental clients.