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Fike Celebrates One Million Hours Worked Without Lost Workday Injury

Fike employees have achieved a significant milestone for a manufacturing organization by working one million hours without a lost workday injury at the company's U.S. facility located in Blue Springs, MO. The achievement was recognized with a company event on May 27, 2010.
 
At the event, Blue Springs Mayor Carson Ross congratulated the company by presenting a proclamation stating that the mayor and the Blue Springs City Council "applaud the history, goals, and accomplishments associated with Fike Corp." in recognition of this employee safety achievement. Mayor Ross said, "Fike is an important employer of our community and this achievement is something every Fike employee should be proud of."
 
Also during the event, Fike was presented recognition awards from Lockton Inc. and Travelers Insurance. Representative from both companies stated that during their many years of working with various clients around the region, this was the first time they been able to acknowledge a company for achieving one million hours without a lost workday injury.
 
"As a company that manufactures life and business safety products, its part of our overall culture to emphasize safety in the workplace" said Chuck Kopoulos, president and CEO of Fike. For years we have set goals to measure our manufacturing and operational performance against world class benchmarks. At Fike, employee safety is just as important as on time delivery or product quality. That's why we are proud to achieve this safety goal. This is one of many indications of the operational excellence happening within our company."

Fike is a globally recognized supplier of products and services that protect people and critical assets from dangers such as fire, explosion, and over-pressurization. For more information, visit www.fike.com.

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