Poole & Kent Company of Florida Safety Director, Dave Lockhart, Named Safety Professional of the Year for the Third Time in Four Years by CASF
---Company Also Received Its Third 1st Place Safety Award from MCASF---
MIAMI, FLORIDA, April 13, 2016 – Poole & Kent Company of Florida announced that Dave Lockhart, Director of Loss Control and Safety Director, was been named Safety Professional of the Year for 2015 by the Construction Association of South Florida (CASF). The CASF award recognizes an individual who has greatly impacted the safety culture of their company, as well as the construction industry in South Florida. This is the third time in four years that Mr. Lockhart has received the honor.
Poole & Kent Company of Florida was also recognized by the Mechanical Contractors Association of South Florida (MCASF) with a First Place Safety Excellence Award for 2015; this was the third First Place safety award Poole & Kent Florida has received from MCASF in recent years.
A market leader in specialty general contracting with an emphasis on highly complex process mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, and refrigeration systems, Poole & Kent is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services for a diverse range of businesses.
“A consummate safety professional, Dave Lockhart has helped Poole & Kent establish a highly successful safety record and culture. It’s an honor that he’s received this award for the third time in four years, recognition by his peers for his overall performance and dedication to the safety and well-being of the company's employees,” stated Patrick Carr, President & CEO, Poole & Kent Company of Florida. “I also want to recognize the hard work and commitment of every member of our organization that resulted in Poole & Kent being awarded our third First Place Safety Excellence Award by MCASF. Sustaining this level of dedication requires constant vigilance. We are thankful for the safety of our team and loyalty of our clients, and make it our objective to continue to be deserving of this recognition each and every year.”
About Poole & Kent Company of Florida
Established in 1954, Poole & Kent Company of Florida has evolved from a mechanical contractor into one of the foremost specialty contractors in the state. The company specializes in the construction of municipal wastewater and water treatment plants, fueling facilities, oxygenation systems, cogeneration facilities, airports, aviation fuel pipeline systems, large pumping stations, reverse osmosis and nanofiltration facilities, central HVAC chiller plants and other highly complex, mechanically intensive, general construction projects. Based in Miami, P&K is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500 company with estimated 2016 revenues of $6.9B - $7.0B. EMCOR is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services. A provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The ~29,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the “World’s Most Admired” and “Best Managed”. EMCOR’s diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company’s strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at http://www.emcorgroup.com/.