Fortune 500 contracting company Emcor has received a Chairman’s Safety Award from commercial insurance provider CNA.

This is the second time Emcor Group Inc. has received the award, which recognizes risk and waste reduction, and injury avoidance.

"CNA is proud to recognize and salute Emcor for its ongoing commitment to safety and its track record of continued improvement in reducing accidents," said Bob Lindemann, president and chief operating officer at CNA’s commercial division. "Safety is paramount to employee well-being, productivity and business continuity.  Emcor’s record of excellence is a clear reflection of its focus on continuous improvement in risk control.”

 Emcor President and CEO Tony Guzzi thanked the insurance company for the award.

“We’re honored CNA recognizes Emcor as a leader in safety, a strategic imperative for Emcor and a cornerstone of our corporate culture,” Guzzi said. “It was also a pleasure to single out Emcor’s subsidiaries that are most effectively rising to that challenge. Zero accidents will continue to be our objective, reflected in the actions of our dedicated management across the organization, augmented by innovative programs that focus on increased productivity and risk reduction."