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Fresenius Medical Care North America Receives CNA's National Safety Award For 15th Year


CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 15th year, Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), the North American operations of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, has been presented with the CNA Safety in Excellence Award.

Fresenius Medical Care North America Receives CNA's National Safety Award For 15th Year

CNA's award recognizes a company's national leadership and dedicated commitment to employee health, safety, loss prevention and risk control.

Held at the CNA home office in Chicago, the award presentation was made by D. Craig Mense, executive vice president and chief financial officer; Bob Lindemann, president and chief operating officer of CNA Commercial; Bill Boyd, senior vice president, Risk Control; David Rutkowski, senior vice president, Commercial Segments; John Tatum, senior vice president, Construction and National Accounts, and other senior leaders who congratulated Fresenius on its continued commitment to safety and risk control.

"We are proud to recognize Fresenius Medical Care North America for effectively reducing employee injuries," said Lindemann. "This accomplishment speaks to the FMCNA culture, which is dedicated to safety and risk control."

For more than a decade, FMCNA has demonstrated significant reductions in employee lost time injury rates.

"This award is possible because of the dedicated efforts of all of our employees," said Lawrence Park, FMCNA Vice President of Corporate Health, Safety, Environmental Affairs, Engineering, Security and Risk Management. "Through their contributions, the entire company has been honored by CNA for 15 years in the area of employee health and safety."

About Fresenius Medical Care North America
Through its leading network of more than 2,150 dialysis facilities in North America and vascular access centers, laboratory, pharmacy and affiliated hospitals and nephrology practices, FMCNA provides renal services to hundreds of thousands of people throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. It is also the continent's top producer of dialysis equipment, dialyzers and related disposable products and a major supplier of renal pharmaceuticals. For more information about the company, visit; for information about patient services, visit

About CNA
Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country's eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company. CNA's insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration.  Use of the term "partnership" and/or "partner" should not be construed to represent a legally binding partnership. For more information, please visit CNA at "CNA" is a service mark registered by CNA Financial Corporation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Certain CNA Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "CNA" service mark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.

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