Philadelphia – The National Safety Council today presented UTC Fire & Security with its 2011 Robert W. Campbell Award at the Opening Session of its Congress & Expo, the world’s largest annual gathering of safety and health professionals. This award recognizes organizations that integrate environmental, health and safety (EHS) management with business operations as a cornerstone of its corporate success.
“Through the Campbell Award review process, UTC Fire & Security demonstrated a thoughtful and thorough approach to EHS management,” said National Safety Council President and CEO Janet Froetscher. “Despite challenges presented by numerous acquisitions and mergers, UTC Fire & Security has grown and sustained an outstanding safety culture with a deep, heartfelt commitment to the Campbell ideals. We are pleased to honor this achievement.”
Through its portfolio of world-class brands, UTC Fire & Security provides innovative fire safety and electronic security solutions that protect people, property and assets around the world. Its global network of skilled technicians combines technical expertise with a commitment to service excellence to deliver a range of fire and security solutions, including design, integration, installation, maintenance and monitoring.
“Protecting the health and safety of employees and customers is a core value at UTC, and our goal is to ensure our workplaces are safe, our employees are injury-free and our products perform flawlessly and safely,” said Scott Buckhout, president, UTC Fire & Security. “We are honored to join a group of prestigious companies recognized for promoting the values of workplace safety first espoused by Robert Campbell nearly a century ago.”
The Campbell Award selection process includes rigorous assessments such as site visits and comprehensive evaluations of an organization’s integration of its EHS management system and the impact it has on the bottom line. The Campbell Award is promoted by an international partnership of 21 organizations that seek nominees worldwide. The UTC Fire & Security story will be developed into a case study that illustrates its superior EHS programs and best practices for use by top business and engineering schools worldwide.
The award is underwritten by the Exxon Mobil Corporation and named for Robert W. Campbell, a safety pioneer and the first president of the National Safety Council. Visit CampbellAward.org for more information.
About UTC Fire & Security
UTC Fire & Security provides fire safety and security solutions to more than 1 million customers worldwide on an annual basis. Headquartered in Connecticut, U.S., UTC Fire & Security is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security Systems, a business unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), which provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide. More information can be found on www.utcfireandsecurity.com.
About Exxon Mobil Corporation
Exxon Mobil Corporation and ExxonMobil Foundation, the primary philanthropic arm of Exxon Mobil Corporation in the United States, engage in a range of philanthropic activities that advance education, health and public policy in the communities where ExxonMobil has significant operations. In 2010, together with its employees and retirees, Exxon Mobil Corporation, its divisions and affiliates, and the ExxonMobil Foundation provided $237 million in contributions worldwide. Additional information on ExxonMobil’s community partnerships and contributions programs are available at www.exxonmobil.com/community.
About the National Safety Council
Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council (nsc.org) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public to make an impact where the most preventable injuries and deaths occur, in areas such as distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety and beyond the workplace, particularly in and near our homes.