Teledyne Brown Wins National Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (March 3, 2009) - Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. (TBE) announced that the company has received the American Psychological Association’s (APA) 2009 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award (PHWA) in recognition of its workplace practices and promotion of employee health and well-being.
Teledyne Brown won in the Large For-Profit category and was one of only five employers from the U.S. to receive the award this year.
"Teledyne Brown is honored to receive this award," said Rex D. Geveden, president, Teledyne Brown Engineering. “We are committed to investing in our employees and those investments translate into higher morale, stronger job performance, the ability to better recruit and retain employees."
The company excelled in PHWA categories of employee involvement, health and safety, employee growth and development, work-life balance and employee recognition. Teledyne Brown’s incentivized wellness program, mentoring program, online learning opportunities, on-site recreational park and child care were also cited as practices that helped earn the company a 2009 PHWA.
"In these tough economic times, a healthy, productive workforce is more important than ever,” says David Ballard, PsyD, MBA, APA’s assistant executive director for corporate relations and business strategy. “Employers who embrace the connection between health and well-being and organizational performance are better able to develop a high-performing workforce that serves as a competitive advantage in the marketplace."
Teledyne Brown won the Alabama Psychological Association’s State-Level Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award in November 2007, qualifying the company to be nominated for the APA award. Teledyne Brown was the first company in Alabama to receive the state award.
About Teledyne Brown Engineering
Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. is the Engineered Systems segment of Teledyne Technologies, Incorporated. The company provides full engineering lifecycle solutions to the Department of Defense, NASA, Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Defense and commercial companies. Teledyne Brown’s one-stop engineering and fabrication capabilities include expertise in systems engineering, system integration, technology development, hardware design, prototype development, system test and evaluation, advanced manufacturing, logistics services, operations and maintenance. The company is headquartered in the nation’s second largest research park in Huntsville, AL and has offices nationwide. More information about Teledyne Brown Engineering may be found at www.tbe.com.
About Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
Teledyne Brown Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY), headquartered in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated electronic subsystems, instrumentation and communication products, engineered systems, aerospace engines, and energy and power generation systems. Teledyne Technologies' operations are primarily located in the United States, the United Kingdom and Mexico. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies' website at www.teledyne.com.
About The American Psychological Association
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The American Psychological Association (APA), in Washington, DC, is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and is the world’s largest association of psychologists. APA’s membership includes more than 148,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students. Through its divisions in 54 subfields of psychology and affiliations with 60 state, territorial and Canadian provincial associations, APA works to advance psychology as a science, as a profession and as a means of promoting health, education and human welfare. More information about APA’s PHWA winners and Best Practices Honorees is available at http://apahelpcenter.mediaroom.com. Organizations interested in learning more about creating a psychologically healthy workplace or applying for an award in their state, province or territory can visit www.phwa.org.
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