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Fluor-BWXT Receives State Safety Award

PIKE COUNTY, Ohio -- June 4, 2019 -- Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth has been recognized by the Southern Ohio Safety Council for completing nearly 2 million safe work hours from Nov. 27, 2017 to July 10, 2018. This Special Award from the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation’s (BWC) Division of Safety & Hygiene was presented during a meeting held at the Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce May 15.

Environmental Safety, Health & Quality Director Duane McLane (right) presents Site Project Director Bob Smith (left) with a Special Award from the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation’s Division of Safety & Hygiene.

Director Duane McLane, Environmental Safety, Health & Quality (ESH&Q) said receiving the award is an important form of recognition from the community.

“This record is another example of our safety professionalism and the culture of our workers,” McLane said.

To be eligible, employers must complete 500,000 hours and at least six months without an injury resulting in a day or more away from work. In conjunction with BWC’s Division of Safety & Hygiene, the safety councils present safety awards throughout Ohio to promote greater interest in the prevention of occupational accidents and disease. Members with the highest safety records are honored at annual awards events.

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About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit www.fbportsmouth.com.