Danaher Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter Conference Call

Danaher Corporation announced today that its earnings conference call for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2005 has been scheduled for Thursday, January 26 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time and lasting approximately 1 hour. The call will be simultaneously web cast via Danaher's website at http://www.danaher.com/ with an accompanying slide presentation.

The earnings press release for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2005 will be available prior to the call on Danaher's website beginning at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time. In addition, any supplemental financial and statistical information required pursuant to Regulation G will be located in the "Investor Relations" section of Danaher's website prior to the call.

A replay of the call will be available on Danaher's website later that day and will remain available until Danaher's next earnings release. There will also be a replay of the call available by telephone through Monday, January 30, 2006 shortly after the conclusion of the live call. Those interested in participating on the audio call should contact Michelle Lowe at 202-828-0850 or via e-mail at michelle.lowe@danaher.com.

Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Industrial Technologies, and Tools and Components. (http://www.danaher.com/)

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

CONTACT: Michelle Lowe of Danaher Corporation, +1-202-828-0850,