CHICAGO, Apr 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The CNA Safety in Excellence award recognizes a company's national
leadership and dedicated commitment to employee health, safety, loss
prevention and risk control. Today, CNA recognizes the employee safety
achievements of Fresenius Medical Care North America, the North American
operations of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, for demonstrating
significant improvements in OSHA injury rates for its U.S. operations.
"We are proud to salute Fresenius for effectively reducing employee
injuries," said Tom Motamed, chairman and chief executive officer, CNA.
"This accomplishment required the dedicated efforts of all Fresenius
employees at every level of leadership, and speaks volumes about
Fresenius' continued commitment to safety and risk control."
For more than a decade, Fresenius has demonstrated significant
reductions in employee injury rates. A formal award presentation will be
scheduled at CNA's headquarters in Chicago.
Fresenius Medical Care is the world's largest integrated provider of
products and services for individuals undergoing dialysis because of
chronic kidney failure, a condition that affects more than 1.89 million
individuals worldwide. Through its network of 2,769 dialysis clinics in
North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa, Fresenius
Medical Care provides dialysis treatment to 216,942 patients around the
globe. Fresenius Medical Care is also the world's leading provider of
dialysis products such as hemodialysis machines, dialyzers and related
disposable products. Fresenius Medical Care is listed on the Frankfurt
Stock Exchange (FME, FME3) and the New York Stock Exchange (FMS, FMS/P).
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