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FBP Celebrates 3 Million Safe Work Hours

PIKETON, Ohio -- April 17, 2023 -- With more than three million safe work hours under their belts, Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth employees celebrated their accomplishment together. Approximately 1,800 employees at the former gaseous diffusion plant gathered  on Thursday, April 13, for free lunch and a gift of appreciation for putting safety first in everything they do, every day.

FBP President and CEO Greg Wilkett shakes hands with employees while they pick up their lunches.

FBP President and CEO Greg Wilkett personally thanked employees while they picked up their lunches.

“We are thankful for and proud of our employees for working safely every day,” Wilkett said. “Reaching this three-million-hour milestone takes the whole team looking out for themselves and their co-workers. I am very proud of each of our team members for doing their part to achieve this level of safety.”

Lunch was catered by the Scioto Ribber, with smooth ice cream ‘bubbles’ for dessert from Michael’s Ice Cream.

“The safety event was greatly appreciated,” Software Development Manager Rick Fleeman said. “The sunny day, food and socializing were a relaxing treat.”

Attendees also received a gift of appreciate with a safety theme - an inverted umbrella with a built-in flashlight.

“This accomplishment is anything but small,” said Trina Dickerson, Environmental Safety, Health & Quality project support supervisor. “We have a lot of employees here doing different jobs and there are a lot of moving parts. We wanted to be able to reward them for doing what is right, even when it’s not easy."

FBP continues it’s focus on safety and plans to accomplish five million safe work hours by July. For more information about Fluor-BWXT, please visit

Employees enjoy free lunch beneath the tent.

Nearly 1,800 people moved quickly through the lines and stayed around to enjoy lunch outside before picking up their gift of a new umbrella.

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About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit