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GreenWood, Inc. reaches 4.5 million safe hours at Merck

Twenty-three year relationship emphasizes commitment to safety

December 5, 2013

Vendor NewsGreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, recently celebrated a safety milestone of 4.5 million safe work hours at their Merck project site in Elkton, Virginia. GreenWood provides Merck with various construction related services. The safety celebration recognized the GreenWood and Merck relationship spanning over 20 years without a lost time injury. More than 200 employees, their families and retirees enjoyed a catered dinner along with door prizes and special gifts to mark the occasion. GreenWood management presented the site with a commemorative plaque that highlighted the 4.5 million safe work hours achievement.

“There is nothing more important than ensuring the safety and physical well-being of our employees at all times,” says Brad Wood, President of GreenWood. “Safe work practices are emphasized by all levels of management, supervisors and employees regardless of the type work performed. Our ongoing goal is zero incidents with an unwavering focus on safety awareness. Being able to celebrate this significant safety milestone with Merck is a privilege. We applaud all the teams and individuals who make it a daily effort to work safely.”

GreenWood is an active participant in all safety programs to complement the high standards set by Merck with an ongoing focus for preventing incidents, accidents and injuries.

About GreenWood, Inc.

GreenWood provides integrated maintenance, operations and construction solutions designed to extend the life of critical assets, influence operational efficiencies and deliver bottom line improvements for plants and facilities throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. We operate under a “Customer-Centered” philosophy where safety performance is always first and our flexibility to respond to customer needs is an ongoing priority. For more information, visit www.GreenWoodInc.com.

About Merck

Today's Merck is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Merck is known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer care and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit www.Merck.com.

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