Four Raytheon Sites Earn Star Status

"The VPP Star distinction signifies that our employees understand the importance of safety for themselves and for our business," said Daniel J. Ryan, vice president of Operations for Integrated Defense Systems.

Four Raytheon Company Integrated Defense Systems facilities recently earned star status in OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs, the company announced July 21.

"We pride ourselves on maintaining an effective, superior safety program through continuous improvement and the ongoing education of our employees and their individual commitment to look out for each other," said Daniel J. Ryan, vice president of Operations for Integrated Defense Systems. "The VPP star distinction signifies that our employees understand the importance of safety for themselves and for our business."

OSHA VPP flag presentation ceremonies were held for each of the facilities, including the Cross Business Integration Center in Billerica, Mass.; the Warfighter Protection Center in Huntsville, Ala.; and IDS Headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass. The Expeditionary Warfare Center in San Diego was recognized by Cal/OSHA.

Raytheon Company has 72,000 employees worldwide, posted 2010 sales of $25 billion, and is a leading defense and homeland security company. It recently introduced a new tool allowing emergency responders to break up concrete quickly to reach victims who are trapped after a building or structure collapses. The company's headquarters are located in Waltham, Mass.

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