By Earl Bittner, NAVFAC Southeast Public Affairs Specialist
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast's Public Works Department Pensacola presented Safety Through Awards and Recognition (STAR) program awards to Gulf Power/Chevron Energy Solutions and Eagle Environmental Solutions, Inc. June 6, for achievements in safety on board Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Fla.
"As we strive to deliver a quality product, on time and within budget, we must not lose sight of safety as our number one priority," said NAS Pensacola Public Works Officer Cmdr. Steve Zimmerman. "As contracting agents, we work closely with the vendors to ensure compliance with the contract and, most importantly, providing a safe work environment."
The STAR award is a significant achievement and is awarded only to those companies that demonstrate a proactive corporate safety posture in protecting its most valuable resource - its people.
"Eagle Environmental is honored to receive the prestigious Star Safety Award from the U.S. Navy," said Chris Posey, President and Owner of Eagle Environmental Solutions, Inc. "This is significant recognition for our hard-working team. Our people are our most valuable resource and we strive to provide the safest working environment possible."
Safety achievements from the Gulf Power/Chevron Energy Solutions included energy efficiency improvements to nine buildings on NAS Pensacola, and Eagle Environmental was recognized for its safety achievements on renovations and the addition of a library to the Navy Operational Medicine Institute, Building 1954, on board NAS Pensacola.
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