Dresser-Rand, a global supplier of rotating equipment
solutions to the oil, gas, petrochemical
, power, and process
industries, was selected as a winner of the 2013 Gulf Coast
Oil & Gas Award for its Health, Safety and Environment
al programs and
initiatives, the company announced on Monday.
Our employees are our most valued asset and we are
committed to their well-being, said Vincent R. Volpe
Jr., Dresser-Rand CEO. Safety is a core, critical
company value. Our total recordable injury rate for 2013 was
0.38 -- a great result and one of which we are extremely
The Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Awards celebrate the positive
contributions made by upstream and midstream sector companies
of the oil and gas industry that demonstrate advances made in
the key areas of environment
efficiency, innovation, corporate social responsibility, and
health and safety.
The judges of the 2013 Oil & Gas Awards reviewed more
than 400 entries and selected 75 finalists. Dresser-Rand was
one of four finalists in the health and safety category.
This recognition elevates our commitment to becoming an
operationally excellent company without injuries, said
Peter Salvatore, Dresser-Rands chief safety
We have a culture at Dresser-Rand where together we
hold safety discussions with our employees to ensure that we
minimize at-risk behaviors and watch each others back,"
he added. "Our ultimate goal is to eliminate workplace
injuries through disciplined processes, execution and
employee empowerment and engagement.
In 2013, Dresser-Rand was selected as one of Americas
Safest Companies by EHS Today magazine and won the
2013 Southwest Oil & Gas Award for Health and Safety