National Safety Council Honors IAP Team
Cape Canaveral, FL—The National Safety Council recently awarded the IAP team at Fort Gordon a Safety Leadership Award. The recognition honors recipients who’ve achieved five consecutive years without an occupational injury or illness resulting in lost employee work days.The five-year milestone of work with no lost-time injuries translates into more than 1.6 million man-hours.
“We are honored that an IAP team has been recognized by the country’s premier safety organization,” said IAP President Bob Phillips. “The team at Fort Gordon is an excellent example of what happens when employees are actively involved in identifying safer techniques and procedures that enable them to successfully exceed customer expectations injury free.”
IAP and its heritage companies have been providing facilities maintenance related services at the northeast Georgia U.S. Army installation since 1980, and now serves as a subcontractor to AKIMA Facilities Management, LLC. Approximately 170 IAP employees perform facility maintenance and repairs, preventive maintenance, roads and grounds, sewage treatment, and heating and cooling.
“Our employees take safety very seriously,” said Fort Gordon General Manager Bobby Siery. “They adhere to IAP’s corporate safety procedures, stay focused on the job, and care about the well being of their teammates. Safety is non-negotiable.”
IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. is a leading international contractor providing global mission support for commercial industries, the Department of Defense and other U.S. government agencies. The company operates in three lines of business: Global Operations and Logistics, Base Operations Support Services, and Professional and technical Services.
IAP’s corporate headquarters is located in Cape Canaveral, Florida, and the company employs approximately 7,000 people at more than 120 locations worldwide. IAP’s website can be accessed at www.iapws.com