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|CNA Recognizes Fresenius Medical Care North America for Its Employee Safety Achievements|
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).
Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country's seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company. CNA's insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com. CNA is a registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation.