Cindy DePrater Appointed to OSHA Advisory Committee on Construction Safety & Health

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Turner Vice President of Environmental Health & Safety to join elite group to provide advice and support on establishment of construction standards

It is through the efforts of people like Cindy, who work so hard to establish a culture and environment where safety is paramount, that the six million construction workers in the United States go home safely every day.

Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that the firm’s Vice President of Environmental Health & Safety, Cindy DePrater, has been elected to OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health.

The 15-member committee provides guidance, advice and support to the Secretary of Labor on a variety of issues, including formulation and establishment of construction safety standards. The standards of practice that come from the committee provide for the well-being of everyone involved in the construction industry.

“I am incredibly proud to congratulate Cindy on this well-earned recognition. Her contributions to Turner have been, and continue to be invaluable,” said Peter Davoren, president and CEO of Turner Construction Company. He continued, “The construction industry employs more than six million people in the United States. It is through the efforts of people like Cindy, who work so hard to establish a culture and environment where safety is paramount, that these workers go home safely every day. I look forward to seeing what this committee can accomplish with her as part of the team.”

About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services. With an annual construction volume of $9 billion, Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, one of the world’s leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit

HOCHTIEF is one of the most international construction groups worldwide. The company delivers complex infrastructure projects, in some cases on the basis of concession models. The Group operates in the transportation infrastructure, energy infrastructure and social/urban infrastructure segments as well as in the contract mining business. With nearly 81,000 employees and a sales volume of more than EUR 25 billion in FY 2013, HOCHTIEF is represented in all the world’s major markets. With its subsidiary Leighton, the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at

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Christopher McFadden
Turner Construction Company
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