Skanska puts safety first on Cadbury project.Skanska USA Building Inc. has formed a strategic partnership with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a branch of the US Department of Labor responsible for establishing and enforcing safety and health standards in the workplace. ) for the Cadbury Adams USA LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control new research and product development facility in Hanover Township, New Jersey Hanover Township is a Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 12,898. The township comprises the unincorporated communities of Whippany and Cedar Knolls. .
Skanska, along with OSHA's Strategic Partnership Program for Worker Safety and Health (OSPP OSPP Office of Science Policy and Planning
OSPP Office of Security and Program Protection (NASA)
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The program is being developed to inspire New Jersey-area construction contractors to continually improve their safety and health performance.
"The partnership promotes open and honest communication between OSHA, Skanska and the subcontractors. This results in a working relationship that utilizes OSHA's resources and encourages their participation for innovative solutions to safety related issues," said Kevin Kontura, project director for Skanska USA Building.
"Forming strategic partnerships with OSHA is just another way to bring value to the project by enhancing worker safety," added Skanska's environmental and safety director David Korman.
"With so many subcontractors involved in the project, this partnership will facilitate the kind of cooperation needed to ensure worker safety and health during construction," said Patricia K. Clark, OSHA regional administrator in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of . "We look forward to working successfully with Skanska in this effort."
Skanska is the construction manager for Cadbury Adams' new research and development facility of confectionary products. The project will include a pilot plant, laboratories, offices, equipment space, conference rooms and common spaces totaling approximately 148,000 square feet.
Cadbury Adams USA LLC, based in Parsippany, New Jersey, is the U.S. confectionery business unit of London-based Cadbury Schweppes plc (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange : CSG CSG - constructive solid geometry ), a global company that manufactures, distributes, and markets branded confectionery beverage products in approximately 200 countries.
Skanska USA Building Inc. is a leading national and local provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting, design-build and pharmaceutical validation services to a broad range of U.S. industries, including pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical, educational, high-tech, healthcare, aviation, transportation and sports and entertainment.