Philadelphia, Pa.—October 18, 2010— Day & Zimmermann, a nationally recognized provider of industrial, defense and workforce solutions for government and commercial customers, today announced that Joseph J. Ucciferro, retired president and CEO of the company’s Commercial and Public Sector Businesses and outgoing National Safety Council (NSC) chairman of the board, was honored with the NSC Flame of Life Award.
The National Safety Council is a nonprofit, nongovernmental, public service organization whose mission is to “educate and influence people to prevent accidental injury and death.” As only the third recipient of the Flame of Life Award, Ucciferro joins an elite group of safety leaders. According to Janet Froetscher, NSC president and CEO, Joe was recognized for his leadership in focusing the Council on workplace safety, off-the-job safety, teen driving and distracted driving issues.
“Safety has always been an integral part of Day & Zimmermann’s culture and we pride ourselves on safety and injury performance that is world class by all standards,” said Hal Yoh, chairman and CEO of Day & Zimmermann. “He has been instrumental in creating safe and healthy work environments for our employees and customers, while encouraging them to do the same at home. Joe’s passion and commitment to safety has truly made a difference in the world.”
ABOUT DAY & ZIMMERMANN
Day & Zimmermann’s 24,000 employees provide industrial, defense and workforce solutions to a broad base of commercial and government customers. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.2 Billion USD in revenues, the Day & Zimmermann family of companies is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in America by Forbes and is a former winner of the U.S. National Family Business of the Year award. Founded in 1901 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Day & Zimmermann companies today provide engineering, construction and maintenance services, and staffing services to the commercial and government sector, and munitions products, security, logistics, equipment maintenance and facilities management services to the Department of Defense, other government groups and defense industry contractors.