Announcing the 2018 Safety Award Winners

May 2, 2018Emphasis on Safety, Press Releases & Communications

HARRISBURG (May 2, 2018) — The Energy Association of Pennsylvania has officially recognized 10 companies for outstanding safety performance. Safety is of paramount importance to the Energy Association and its member companies. “We congratulate our members for their continuing commitment to improve safety for their customers and in the workplace,” said Terrance J. Fitzpatrick, President and CEO, Energy Association of Pennsylvania. “For over two decades, the Association and our predecessor organizations have been recognizing companies for their efforts in safety through the EAP’s annual Safety Award program.”

The statewide electric and natural gas utility company members of the Association’s Accident Prevention Committee wish to congratulate the following companies as this year’s safety award winners!

The Safety Achievement Award recognizes those member companies, each with 100,000 or more hours worked, which reported an exceptionally low incidence rate for calendar year 2017.

  • Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania
  • Duquesne Light Company
  • PPL Electric Utilities

The Safety Improvement Award recognizes those member companies, each with 100,000 or more hours worked, which reported an exceptional reduction in incidence rate for calendar year 2017, as compared to calendar year 2016.

  • Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania
  • Peoples
  • PPL Electric Utilities

The Safety Performance Certificate recognizes member companies with zero disabling injuries for calendar year 2017.

  • Citizens’ Electric Company
  • Wellsboro Electric Company

The Safety Sustainability Award recognizes those member companies, each with 100,000 or more hours worked, which reported an exceptional sustained low incidence rate over calendar years 2015-2016-2017.

  • Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania
  • Duquesne Light Company
  • PPL Electric Utilities

The Safety Sustainability Certificate recognizes those member companies with zero disabling injuries over calendar years 2015-2016-2017.

  • Citizens’ Electric Company

The Outstanding Motor Vehicle Fleet Safety Award recognizes those member companies with zero motor vehicle accidents for calendar year 2017.

  • Citizens’ Electric Company
  • Wellsboro Electric Company

The Motor Vehicle Fleet Safety Improvement Award recognizes those member companies which reported an exceptional reduction in motor vehicle accidents for calendar year 2017, as compared to calendar year 2016.

  • Philadelphia Gas Works
  • PPL Electric Utilities
  • UGI Utilities, Inc.
  • West Penn Power, A FirstEnergy Company

The Motor Vehicle Fleet Safety Achievement Award recognizes those member companies, each with more than 2,000,000 miles driven, which reported an exceptional low Preventable Motor Vehicle Incident/Accident Rate (PMVAR) for calendar 2017.

  • Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania
  • PECO
  • Peoples
  • West Penn Power, A FirstEnergy Company

Questions

Please direct any questions or requests for more information to
Nicole Luciano
by email or phone at (717) 901-0604.