NSC Recognizes IAP with Safety Leadership Award
Cape Canaveral, FL – IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. announced that the Company’s international headquarters in Cape Canaveral, FL, is the recipient of a National Safety Council (NSC) Safety Leadership Award for achieving five consecutive years without an occupational injury or illness resulting in employee lost work days or death.
“Our Mission Zero safety program is a top priority at IAP,” says IAP President Spence Wickham. “To achieve Mission Zero, everyone on our team must be a Safety Leader. Working safely is the foundation of our partnerships with our employees, customers, subcontractors, and suppliers, and we want every employee and every person the Company touches to finish every workday injury free.”
The Cape Canaveral headquarters office has worked 2,000+ days without a recordable incident and approximately 2,500 days without a lost-time incident. “We continually encourage our employees to focus on incident prevention, ensure they are well trained, having the competency to recognize and reinforce safe behaviors,” says Bill Smith, Global Director of Environmental, Safety, and Health. Our focus has resulted in a strong corporate safety culture that permeates the entire company and carries over into employees’ personal lives.”
About the National Safety CouncilFounded 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 in areas where they can make the most impact – distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety, and safety beyond the workplace.
About IAPIAP is a leading international contractor providing a broad spectrum of services and solutions to commercial industries, the Department of Defense, and other U.S. government agencies. IAP’s integrated capabilities and solutions include: Infrastructure Support, Information Technology, Power Solutions, Logistics and Supply Chain, Emergency Services and Global Staffing Services. IAP consistently performs in the top percentile of safety performance in the industry.
IAP’s corporate headquarters is located in Cape Canaveral, Florida, and the company operates in over 120 locations worldwide. IAP’s website can be accessed at www.iapws.com.