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Fresenius Medical Care North America Receives CNA's National Safety Award for 14th Year

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Fresenius Medical Care North America Receives CNA's National Safety Award for 14th Year

17:35 EDT Tuesday, August 13, 2013

CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 14th year, Fresenius Medical Care North America, the North American operations of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA has been presented with the CNA Safety in Excellence Award.

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

Held at the global business insurer's home office in Chicago, the award presentation was made by Tom Motamed, chairman and chief executive officer of CNA, who congratulated Fresenius on its continued commitment to safety and risk control.

"We are proud to recognize Fresenius for effectively reducing employee injuries," said Tom Motamed, chairman and chief executive officer, CNA. "This accomplishment required the dedicated efforts of all Fresenius employees at every level of leadership, and speaks volumes about Fresenius' culture and continued commitment to safety and risk control."

For more than a decade, Fresenius 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 Larry Park, vice president of Corporate Health, Safety, Environmental Affairs, Engineering, Security and Risk Management, Fresenius. "Through their contributions, the entire company has been honored by CNA for 14 years in the area of employee health and safety."

Fresenius Medical Care is the world's largest integrated provider of products and services for individuals undergoing dialysis because of chronic kidney failure, a condition that affects more than 2.3 million individuals worldwide. Through its network of 3,212 dialysis clinics in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa, Fresenius Medical Care provides dialysis treatment to 264,290 patients around the globe. Fresenius Medical Care is also the world's leading provider of dialysis products such as hemodialysis machines, dialyzers and related disposable products. Fresenius Medical Care is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FME, FME3) and the New York Stock Exchange (FMS, FMS/P).

Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country's seventh 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. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com. CNA is a registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation.

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SOURCE CNA Financial Corporation

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