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Ahern Selects VelocityEHS Solution to Support Its Safety Management System

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VelocityEHS, a leading cloud environmental, health, and safety (EHS) software provider, announced it has been selected by J. F. Ahern Co. ("Ahern"), one of the largest and most respected specialty contractors in the nation, to help identify and control operational risk and promote worker safety.

Ahern provides fire protection, mechanical and pipe fabrication contracting to an array of industries, including manufacturing, agriculture, biotechnology and healthcare. The company selected the VelocityEHS platform to further strengthen its safety program based on the solution's comprehensive approach to risk management and simple user experience.

"Safety is the most important thing we do at Ahern. VelocityEHS meets our safety management needs with a solution that is easy to use and implement, and better ensures we are doing everything possible to keep our workers safe," said Dustin Rusch, chief safety officer at Ahern. "With a more complete safety snapshot we can better execute incident management, risk assessments and training programs that help strengthen our safety culture and continue our improvement journey."

The VelocityEHS solution provides EHS professionals with a comprehensive and growing suite of relevant cloud EHS capabilities, including incident management, audits and inspections, compliance management, corrective actions, management of change, chemical management, risk analysis, EHS training and training tracking. The solution is backed by a customer success team that is widely recognized for delivering unparalleled customer support, earning among the highest renewal and customer satisfaction rates in the industry.

"We are honored to join Ahern and contribute to its continued commitment to worker welfare," said Glenn Trout, president and CEO of VelocityEHS. "We look forward to working with Ahern to advance its safety and risk management efforts. Together, we can ensure all employees have the tools, training and insight to complete their jobs safely."

To learn more about the VelocityEHS solution, visit www.VelocityEHS.com. Additional information on Ahern is available at www.jfahern.com.

About VelocityEHS

VelocityEHS is a leading cloud EHS software company, which helps its customers reach their environmental, health, safety and sustainability goals faster. The company delivers essential cloud EHS capabilities through a simple and intuitive platform that is more affordable, faster to implement, and aims to provide the best user experience for its customers. Its MSDSonline brand chemical management solution is among the best known names in the industry. Backed by unparalleled customer support, VelocityEHS solutions are trusted by millions of users from virtually every industry to help them improve EHS performance. And with more than 11,000 customers worldwide, VelocityEHS is among the largest and fastest growing EHS companies. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with locations in Canada, the UK and Australia.

Additional information on its MSDSonline chemical management solution can be found at www.MSDSonline.com or on its blog at www.MSDSonline.com/blog. For more information about the VelocityEHS platform, visit www.VelocityEHS.com. VelocityEHS is an Actua (Nasdaq:ACTA) company.

CONTACT: Media Contacts VelocityEHS/ MSDSonline Betsy Utley-Marin 312.881.2307 butleymarin@MSDSonline.com Actua Corporation Karen Greene 610.727.6900 karen@actua.com

Source: VelocityEHS