The Hatzel & Buehler New York office proudly received NECA’s 2018 ‘Recognition of Achievement in Safety Excellence’, for achieving a superior safety performance score, during the 2017 calendar year. This score is based on a point system for having injury and illness rates and an insurance industries EMR, which exceeds industry standards.
Hatzel & Buehler will complete the installation of an Auxiliary Radio Communications System (ARCS) throughout 3 World Trade Center. This system will be for use by New York City’s Fire Department (FDNY), as required by New York City Building Code. The system is a wireless two-way building communication system for FDNY use only to receive and transmit FDNY portable radio frequencies within the building.
Hatzel & Buehler’s scope of work will include the installation of all coaxial cable conduit, couplers, splitters, fiber optic cable, and antennas to cover 97% of the building as required by the FDNY. Hatzel & Buehler Electricians will also install all passive components in two equipment rooms and install vertical risers to distribute Radio Frequency signals throughout the building. Lastly, Hatzel & Buehler will install FDNY consoles and connect to equipment rooms and the building fire alarm system.
With 1.6 million man hours worked in 2017, Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications proudly ended the year with zero lost time injuries. Leveraging our multi-tiered safety team – functioning at the corporate, branch and field levels – Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications’ TRIR (Total Recordable Incident Rate) continues to be significantly less than the Electrical Industry standard.
Employees from Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications generously donated funds to support the American Red Cross and their disaster relief efforts. The companies matched all employee donations, with a 100% matched donation.
A Hatzel & Buehler employee is recognized by the City of New York — receiving a special tribute from the Mayor — for her outstanding volunteer efforts with the Ronald McDonald House. She is among the top 5% of volunteers in New York City, nominated for this special recognition (out of 3,200 recognized volunteers).
The Hatzel & Buehler New York Office will install eight video screens throughout the Hudson Eats’ dining terrace, as well as in-ceiling speakers above each of the screens. Overall scope of work includes the furnishing of all power, fiber and Category 6 cable to all eight video screens.
ISNetworld recently featured Hatzel & Buehler in their Contractor Success Stories. Download the feature here.
Hatzel & Buehler was recently awarded the upgrade of power, lighting, telecommunications and security at both freight entrances at the United Nations. Work will be performed on the 48th street and 42nd street side of the main compound, in New York City. Hatzel & Buehler continues to provide on-site electrical support throughout the complex.
The Hatzel & Buehler New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Michigan and West Virginia offices all received special recognition from NECA for their excellence in safety. Each office proudly received the “2016 Zero Injury” Award. The Hatzel & Buehler New Jersey and Michigan offices also received NECA’s 2016 “Safety Excellence” Award.
“NECA’s Safety Excellence and Zero Injury Awards program is an elite safety recognition program focused on recognizing thriving companies that excel in multiple areas of their safety and health programs. Awards are given to member companies that consistently have OSHA recordable injury and fatality rates at levels lower than the industry standard, and implement internal company safety practices above and beyond basic compliance. The Zero-Injury Award recognizes those member-companies that have worked a full calendar year without recordable incidents. The Safety Excellence Award is the associations premier recognition program, and acknowledges member-contractors safety performance.” (www.necanet.org)