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Concurrent Technologies Corporation Awarded $2.2 Million Task Order to Provide Industrial Hygiene Support to U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Southeast Region

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., May 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) has been awarded a $2.2 million task order under the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery's (BUMED's) Industrial Hygiene Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Contract to provide Industrial Hygiene (IH) support to the Southeast Region.

"BUMED is the headquarters command for Navy Medicine, and CTC is honored to provide direct support to the Navy Industrial Hygiene Program," said Edward J. Sheehan, Jr., CTC President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). "A core component of CTC's work will focus on IH surveys, workplace monitoring and personal exposure monitoring, along with tracking results in the Department of Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System (DOEHRS). It is of utmost importance that Navy personnel are working in the safest and healthiest environment possible— and CTC will help to ensure that type of environment through this contract."

BUMED is responsible for the management and oversight of comprehensive IH program services for all Navy and Marine Corps commands/activities throughout the continental United States and abroad. CTC will support IH Services in the BUMED Southeast Region locations, consisting of Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Naval Hospital Beaufort, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Naval Branch Medical Clinic Mayport, Naval Branch Health Clinic Kings Bay, Naval Branch Medical Clinic Albany, Naval Hospital Lejeune, Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi, Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point, and Naval Health Clinic Charleston.

Under this contract, CTC will provide such comprehensive IH services as conducting periodic IH surveys; identifying, measuring, and assessing of workplace stressors; and evaluating control measures to eliminate hazardous exposures. This information will be documented within survey reports and the data will be entered into DOEHRS.

"Supporting the Navy IH Program is an exciting opportunity for us," said John Ciesla, CTC Environmental Health Market Lead. "We are able to leverage our experience with the Army and DoD in order to provide responsive and effective support to a great Navy program."

Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is an independent, nonprofit, applied scientific research and development professional services organization providing innovative management and technology-based solutions to government and industry. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, CTC's primary purpose and programs are to undertake applied scientific research and development activities that serve the public interest. CTC has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. In addition, CTC has been named a Best for Vets Employer by Military Times. For more information about CTC, visit www.ctc.com.

CONTACT: Mary Bevan 814-269-2490 or bevanm@ctc.com

Source:Concurrent Technology Corp.