The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced that Shaw Mid States Pipe Fabricators Inc. has been approved for participation in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Star Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).
This recognition by OSHA validates Shaw's efforts to achieve the highest safety standards in our industry
OSHA recognizes work sites that provide exemplary occupational safety and health and serve as models for others. After a thorough site evaluation in February 2012, OSHA determined that all elements of Shaw Mid States' safety and health management program met the high expectations of VPP Star participants.
This recognition by OSHA validates Shaw's efforts to achieve the highest safety standards in our industry, said David Chapman, president of Shaw's Fabrication & Manufacturing (F&M) Group. Safety is one of our core values at Shaw, and we are committed to operating in a safe, efficient manner.
The Mid States facility is the first facility in its Standard Industrial Classification to achieve this OSHA recognition.
Shaw Mid States is a 150,000-square-foot pipe fabrication facility in El Dorado, Ark. The facility specializes in fabricating complex piping systems using carbon steel, stainless steel, chrome titanium, aluminum and other metals.
Shaw's F&M Group provides piping, structural steel and duct panel fabrication, module assembly, pipe products and the world's leading proprietary bending technology for the nuclear power, gas- and coal-fired power, oil extraction, pipeline, refining, petrochemical and chemical industries.
The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE:SHAW) is a leading global provider of engineering, construction, technology, fabrication, remediation and support services for clients in the energy, chemicals, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response industries. A Fortune 500 company with fiscal year 2011 annual revenues of $5.9 billion, Shaw has approximately 27,000 employees around the world and is a power sector industry leader according to Engineering News-Record's list of Top 500 Design Firms. For more information, please visit Shaw's website at www.shawgrp.com.
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