FIRESTONE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Flatiron, one of the largest infrastructure contractors in North America, reached a major safety milestone as 2012 drew to a close: A year without a lost-time safety incident. Employees worked more than 4.1 million hours with zero lost-time incidents.
In Canada, Flatiron’s safety record extends beyond 2012: Employees there have worked nearly four years in a row (2009 to 2012) and more than 3.2 million man-hours straight without a lost-time incident.
“Safety excellence is something we always strive for, and we will work hard to continue this streak in 2013,” said Flatiron CEO John DiCiurcio.
Flatiron, with a construction volume of more than $1 billion in 2012, is one of the leading providers of transportation, power and water infrastructure construction in North America. Flatiron develops innovative solutions to construct infrastructure, including roads, bridges, tunnels, and rail transit and water/wastewater treatment plants, for both public and private clients. Flatiron also operates as a contractor in design-build and public-private partnership projects. Founded in 1947, the firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, one of the world's leading international construction service providers.