Danaher Schedules Third Quarter Conference Call

Danaher Corporation announced today that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call for the third quarter of 2008 on Thursday, October 16, 2008 beginning at 8:00 a.m. EDT and lasting approximately 1 hour.

The call and an accompanying slide presentation will be webcast on Danaher's website at www.danaher.com. You can access a replay of the webcast on the "Investors" section of Danaher's website (under the subheading "Web Events") shortly after the conclusion of the presentation, and the webcast will remain available until the next quarterly earnings call

You can also access the conference call by dialing 877-723-9511 within the U.S. or 719-325-4843 outside the U.S. a few minutes before the 8:00 a.m. EDT start and telling the operator that you are dialing in for Danaher's investor conference call (access code 2942719). A replay of the conference call will be available shortly after the conclusion of the call and through Tuesday, October 21, 2008. You can access the replay by dialing 888-203-1112 within the U.S. or 719-457-0820 outside the U.S. with the access code 2942719.

Danaher's earnings press release, Form 10-Q for the 2008 third quarter, the webcast slides and other related presentation materials will be posted to the "Investors" section of Danaher's website under the subheading "Earnings" beginning at 6:00 a.m. EDT on the date of the earnings call, and will remain available following the call.

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

  Please contact:

  Andy Wilson
  Vice President, Investor Relations
  Danaher Corporation
  2099 Pennsylvania Avenue
  Washington, D.C. 20006

  Telephone: (202) 828-0850
  Fax: (202) 828-0860

First Call Analyst:
FCMN Contact: meghan.britt@danaher.com

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

CONTACT: Andy Wilson, Vice President, Investor Relations of Danaher
Corporation, +1-202-828-0850, or Fax: +1-202-828-0860