HARRISBURG (May 26, 2020) — The Energy Association of Pennsylvania has officially recognized nine 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 2019.

  • Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania
  • Met-Ed, 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 2019, as compared to calendar year 2018.

  • Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania
  • Met-Ed, A FirstEnergy Company

The Safety Performance Certificate recognizes member companies with zero disabling injuries for calendar year 2019.

  • Citizens’ Electric Company
  • Penn Power, A FirstEnergy 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 2017-2018-2019.

  • Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania
  • Duquesne Light Company
  • West Penn Power, A FirstEnergy Company

The Safety Sustainability Certificate recognizes those member companies with zero disabling injuries over calendar years 2017-2018-2019.

  • Citizens’ Electric Company

The Outstanding Motor Vehicle Fleet Safety Award recognizes those member companies with zero motor vehicle accidents for calendar year 2019.

  • Valley Energy
  • 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 2019, as compared to calendar year 2018.

  • Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania
  • UGI Utilities
  • Valley Energy
  • Wellsboro Electric Company

The Motor Vehicle Fleet Safety Achievement Award recognizes those member companies, each with more than 2,000,000 miles driven, which reported an exceptionally low Preventable Motor Vehicle Incident/Accident Rate (PMVAR) for calendar 2019.

  • Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania
  • Penn Power, A FirstEnergy Company
  • UGI Utilities
  • West Penn Power, A FirstEnergy Company