News | April 21, 2016

J.F. Kiely Construction Co. Recognized For Its Safety Record For A Second Time

Long Branch, NJ /PRNewswire/ - J.F. Kiely Construction Co., is a leading utility construction company headquartered in Long Branch, New Jersey. For the 2nd consecutive year, J.F. Kiely Construction Co. received the New JerseyGovernor's Occupational Safety and Health, Citation of Merit, Division of Public Safety and Recognition Awards for their achievement in the prevention of occupational injuries during the calendar year 2015.

"My father and I are extremely proud of the hard work of our team members to reduce and eliminate occupational hazards from our workplace," said John M. Kiely, President of J.F. Kiely Construction Co. "We will continue to develop and foster a safety culture that allows all of our team members to work in an environment free of occupational hazards," Kiely continued.

About the New Jersey State Industrial Safety Committee:
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 34:6A-15, the New Jersey State Industrial Safety Committee is established within the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The Committee membership is comprised of persons who have taken a prominent part in the field of accident prevention, or are responsible for accident prevention matters in the organization in which they are employed. The committee has various functions such as conducting the Governor's Annual Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program, advising industries of safety promotions and conducting occupational safety and health training seminars, to industries and the public sector.

The following awards are based on the calendar year and are open to all private and public sector workplaces. Recognition Award is awarded to a facility or company for achieving a lost-time incidence rate of 3.0 or less for the calendar year. Citation of Merit is awarded to a company, facility, or department for working throughout the calendar year without lost time from a work-related injury or illness. Division of Public Safety Award is awarded to a Company, facility, or department that has participated in the program for two consecutive calendar years without lost time from a work-related injury or illness. The recipient must have previously received the Citation of Merit Award.

About J.F. Kiely Construction Co.:
J.F. Kiely Construction Co. is a turnkey provider of underground utility installations including gas, water, sewer and electric. Established in 1952, J.F. Kiely Construction Co. performs work for public utility companies, municipalities and private contractors. J.F. Kiely Construction Co. employs more than 400 professionals throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

SOURCE: J.F. Kiely Construction Co.

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