OPW honored for zero incidents of lost-time injury or illness, lowest overall incident rate for its group, and for overall effort in preventing accidents and injuries.
HAMILTON, OH – May 28, 2015 – OPW, a Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and a global leader in fluid-handling solutions, announced that employees of its manufacturing facility in Hamilton, OH, were honored for achievements in safety by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation and the Greater Hamilton Safety Council at the 72nd Annual Greater Hamilton Safety Council Awards Banquet. During the ceremony, OPW received three awards for outstanding safety: the 100% Award, the Group Award, and the Special Award.
For nearly 30 years, Hamilton, OH, has served as OPW's global headquarters and as a vital manufacturing hub. Products manufactured in OPW’s Hamilton facility, such as nozzles, breakaways, aboveground storage (AST) equipment, and clean energy fueling products, are used to safely dispense and control petroleum-derived fluids domestically and globally.
"The city of Hamilton and the state of Ohio have been great partners of OPW," said Mark Gerardi, Director of Operations at OPW Above Ground Retail Fueling. "And with their support, the support of OPW's parent company, and the support of every employee, this facility has surpassed 1.5-million hours worked without a lost-time accident. Incredible."
OPW thanks the more than 200 companies that are part of Greater Hamilton Safety Council and the more than 250,000 companies covered by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation for their pursuit of better safety and quality of life for their employees.
OPW is a global leader in fully integrated fluid handling, management, monitoring and control solutions for the safe and efficient handling of critical petroleum-derived fluids from the refinery to the commercial and retail points of consumption, including loading systems, rail and transport tank truck equipment, tank gauging equipment and automated fuel management systems, valves and fittings, underground and above ground storage tank equipment, spill containers, overfill prevention devices, secondary containment sumps and flexible piping, fuel dispensing products, including swivels, breakaways, industrial and automatic dispensing nozzles for vapor recovery, gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels, and clean energy fueling nozzles and accessories for LPG, Hydrogen and CNG. OPW also manufactures automated vehicle wash systems. OPW has 1,650+ employees with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Brazil, China and India and sales offices around the world. OPW is an operating company within the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV). For more information on OPW, please visit www.opwglobal.com