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0.61 EMR Achieved!

Nationwide Boiler is proud to announce that we have achieved an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of 0.61, the lowest rate possible for our company! A low EMR exhibits our commitment to safe work practices and continuous on the job training. 

An Experience Modification Rate is a numeric representation of a company’s safety record, used by the insurance company for workers’ compensation policies.  The industry average EMR is 1.0, and we are well below the average!

Nationwide Boiler’s Health, Safety & Environmental Manager, Holly Lepo, leads the company’s safety program, which includes over 60 individual safety modules ranging from abrasive wheel grinding to workplace violence. Since 2005, Holly has been developing, implementing, training, and fine tuning the program with the help of ISNETworld and Avetta contractor qualification networks. 

We would like to thank Holly and the employees of Nationwide Boiler for your hard work and dedication to safety, allowing us to achieve this excellent EMR rate.

View our latest press release for more information. 

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Keeping up with the Compliance's

As much as we sometimes wish they would just go away, compliance regulations are here to stay.  Overall, regulations are put into place by local governing agencies for the health and safety of the public, environment and plant operations.  These are all items which we agree must be top priority. However, the most difficult part of regulations is interpreting, comprehending, and staying current with new rules, revisions, and updates.  Combine that with the fact that the applicability of regulations can also be daunting -- things just get harder and harder.  

When it comes to NOx compliance, Nationwide Boiler has you covered.  We have helped hundreds if not thousands of customers meet both local and national NOx compliance regulations ever since the Clean Air Act passed in the 1980’s.   Our boiler rental fleet is equipped with the most advanced burners the industry has to offer and our new and reconditioned boilers all include energy efficiency upgrade options and CataStak™ SCR System component add-ons, proven to reduce NOx to levels as low as 5 ppm.

Our most recent compliance success story is a project we recently completed with NRG Energy Center San Francisco.  Nationwide Boiler provided a single Ammonia-Free CataStak™ SCR System for two 55,000 lb/hr natural gas-fired boilers that were required to operate at 9 ppm NOx levels as governed by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD).

Read more about this project and how it demonstrated a simple method of reducing greenhouse gas emissions without the use of a standard ammonia-based SCR in the fall edition of Today’s Boiler.

If you need help keeping up with compliance's, call us today at 510-490-7100.  We can help.

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