UPI is dedicated to enhancing the skills and education of its employees. The Company strives to provide its employees with high-quality training in all aspects of its operations, with a particular emphasis on workplace safety. Continuous safety training is crucial to our commitment of making sure employees are qualified to perform their job safely, as well as maintain that qualified status throughout their career at UPI. In order to ensure that every employee is qualified to perform his or her job safely, UPI offers one of the most comprehensive safety training programs in the steel industry. This training is documented in the Employee Qualification Record system and is readily available to Company supervisors so that they may determine an employee’s job eligibility.