Industry Leader in Safety Award Wednesday, August 21, 2013
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ULTRA Scientific, Inc. was recognized as a 2013 Industry Leader by the National Safety Council. This award is a component of the Council's member-exclusive Safety Motivation and Recognition Awards Program and benchmarks outstanding safety achievements among member companies based on NAICS code, lowest total incidence rate, and employee work hours.
“At ULTRA Scientific, our employees take pride in maintaining a safe work environment,” stated William J. Leary, Vice President, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs. The commitment to work place safety extends through facility updates, process improvements and training programs. In 2012, ten employees were certified by the American Red Cross in CPR, AED and First Aid.
“Our staff remains committed to workplace safety and we are honored to be recognized with this award by the National Safety Council,” said John Russo, President of ULTRA Scientific.
The Industry Leader Award recognizes the top five percent of member companies, units and facilities that have met the criteria and qualified for the 2013 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award (based on 2012 calendar year data) from the National Safety Council.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL
Founded 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 we can make the most impact - distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety, prescription drug overdoses and Safe Communities.
ABOUT ULTRA Scientific
Founded in 1976, ULTRA Scientific is a global manufacturer of certified reference materials, QC materials, reagents and other laboratory solutions. ULTRA meets the needs of laboratory professionals in environmental, pharmaceutical, life science, biotechnology, food and molecular testing laboratories by offering an extensive catalog listing of chemical standards and the flexibility to meet custom solution needs.
With corporate headquarters in North Kingstown, RI, ULTRA Scientific operates sales offices and distribution centers in Bologna, Italy and Wesel, Germany, selling its products and services direct to end-user laboratories, through national or regional distribution, and under OEM partnerships.
ULTRA Scientific maintains a robust Quality Management System registered to ISO 9001, operates a Quality Control Laboratory accredited to ISO 17025, is ISO Guide 34 accredited as a Reference Material Producer for the manufacture of Certified Reference Materials and holds a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license and an Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATFE) permit.