PA Energy Association Announces 2016 Safety Award Winners

May 16, 2016Press Releases & Communications

HARRISBURG (May 16, 2016) — The Energy Association of Pennsylvania has officially recognized 8 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 2015.

  • Duquesne Light Company
  • PECO
  • Penn Power, A FirstEnergy Company
  • West Penn Power, A FirstEnergy Company

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 2015, as compared to calendar year 2014.

  • Duquesne Light Company
  • West Penn Power, A FirstEnergy Company

The Safety Performance Certificate recognizes member companies with zero disabling injuries for calendar year 2015.

  • Citizens’ Electric Company
  • Penn Power, A FirstEnergy Company
  • Wellsboro Electric Company
  • West Penn Power, A FirstEnergy 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 2013-2014-2015.

  • PECO
  • Penn Power, A FirstEnergy Company

The Safety Sustainability Certificate recognizes those member companies with zero disabling injuries over calendar years 2013-2014-2015.

  • Citizens’ Electric Company

The Outstanding Motor Vehicle Fleet Safety Award recognizes those member companies with zero motor vehicle accidents for calendar year 2015.

  • 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 2015, as compared to calendar year 2014.

  • Columbia Gas of PA
  • PECO Valley
  • Energy

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Please direct any questions or requests for more information to Debra Kitner by email or phone at (717) 901-0609