Danaher Schedules Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

Washington, D.C., January 7, 2013 - Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) announced today that it will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call for the fourth quarter and year-end 2012 on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 beginning at 8:00 a.m. EST 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 "Investor Events." A replay of the webcast will be shortly after the conclusion of the presentation and will remain available until the next quarterly earnings call.

You can also access the conference call by dialing 888-637-7707 within the U.S. or 913-981-4903 outside the U.S. a few minutes before the 8:00 a.m. EST start and telling the operator that you are dialing in for Danaher's earnings conference call (access code 2149164). A replay of the conference call will be available shortly after the conclusion of the call and until Tuesday, February 5, 2013. 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 2149164.

Danaher's earnings press release for the fourth quarter and year-end 2012, the webcast slides and other related presentation materials will be posted to the "Investors" section of Danaher's website under the subheading "Financial Information" beginning at 6:00 a.m. EST on the date of the earnings call, and will remain available following the call.

Danaher is a science and technology leader that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers.  Our premier brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets we serve.  The Danaher Business System provides a foundation to our 59,000 associates around the world, serving customers in more than 125 countries.  In 2011, we generated $16.1 billion of revenue.  For more information please visit our website: www.danaher.com.

Please contact:

Matt McGrew
Vice President, Investor Relations
Danaher Corporation
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 800W
Washington, D.C. 20037
Telephone: (202) 828-0850

Fax: (202) 828-0860