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CONTACT: MILISSA REIERSON
MAY 11, 2006
(615) 741-2257
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FLOWSERVE CORPORATION RECEIVES COMMISSIONER’S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
COMPANY WORKED 1.8 MILLION MAN HOURS WITHOUT INJURY

NASHVILLE - Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley announced that Flowserve Corporation – Flow Control Division – in Cookeville was chosen to receive the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety.

The Commissioner’s Award honors Tennessee employers and their employees who together have achieved a required number of hours worked without experiencing a lost workday case and have maintained total injury and illness incidence rates below the national average. The number of hours required is based on the size of the company.

The Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Safety Awards Program is designed to stimulate interest in accident prevention and to promote safety. The program recognizes manufacturing and construction firms throughout the state that achieve and maintain a safe and healthful workplace.

Since March 2003, Flowserve Corporation – Flow Control Division – in Cookeville has worked 1.8 million man hours without a lost-time incident. Flowserve Corp. is one of the world's leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services, operating in 56 countries. The Cookeville facility employs 320 people in the manufacture of industrial pumps.

TOSHA Administrator John Winkler presented the Commissioner’s Award to Flowserve Corporation today at the company’s facility located at 1978 Foreman Drive in Cookeville.

To obtain an application or additional information on the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health (TOSHA) Safety Awards Program, contact the safety grant manager in Nashville at (800) 325-9901 or (615) 741-5281.



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