525+ Person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon Launches October Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- Creates Visible Call To Action For EMCOR's 9th Annual "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." Campaign
---EMCOR/University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, Banner Health, Sundt / DPR Employees, and Others Unite to Form Giant Human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon---Arizona’s Largest Ever---
TUCSON, ARIZONA -- September 29, 2017 –– EMCOR/University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, Inc. announced today 525+ of its employees, along with those of its client Sundt/DPR, Banner Health, the entire project work force, and others donned EMCOR Pink Hard Hats and assembled to form EMCOR’s signature giant human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon---in a visible call to action for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and EMCOR’s 9th Annual “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaign”. The event was held at Banner Health’s new plant construction site in Tucson, AZ.
Brad Thornton, President/CEO for University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, presented a Pink Hard Hat event plaque to Tom Dickson, CEO, University Medical Center, Tucson, Banner; Ian McDowell, Vice President for Sundt Construction; and Brian Brown, Project Executive for DPR Construction, were also presented with event plaques, each of whom spoke passionately in support of breast cancer awareness.
“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 awareness and screening has had a positive impact on their own lives or that of a loved one,” stated Brad Thornton, President/CEO, University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors. “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/University Mechanical Pink Hard Hat in October to raise awareness for breast cancer, reminding women and men they can help protect themselves by getting screened.”
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 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.
For more information on EMCOR’s Pink Hard Hat Program and “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaigns visit: http://www.emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat