New York, NY According to Forest Electric New York, 300 of its construction workers at various job sites throughout the New York metro area are wearing EMCOR Pink Hard Hats in October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, spurring a call to action for breast cancer screening and awareness as part of EMCOR’s 9th Annual “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaign. Forest Electric NY employees will be seen by scores of people as they work at a host of client locations, from commercial and healthcare, to high tech facilities.
A market leader in innovative mission-critical and state-of-the-art electrical construction, data communication technology, and power infrastructure, Forest Electric NY is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500 leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services for a diverse range of businesses.
Throughout October thousands of employees at 60+ EMCOR’s subsidiaries across the U.S. are wearing EMCOR Pink Hard Hats at hundreds of work sites such as hospitals, infrastructure projects, shopping malls, manufacturing facilities, and oil refineries.
Millions more people will be reached nationally in October as EMCOR’s U.S. fleet of 6,000+ service vehicles display Pink Hard Hat posters with the “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaign message.
“This is EMCOR’s 9th consecutive year of spearheading the national Pink Hard Hat initiative. Over the years people have come forward to say they believe this unique way of raising awareness of the importance of breast cancer screening has had a positive impact on their own lives or that of a loved one,” said Robert Richardson president, Forest Electric New York. “Many of our employees wear hard hats on a daily basis for personal protection, and we’re proud of their commitment to wear an EMCOR/Forest Electric NY Pink Hard Hat in October to raise awareness of breast cancer and remind women and men to get screened.”
Visit EMCOR’s Pink Hard Hat site: http://www.emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat