Awards Occupational Health and Safety

The Canadian electric utility industry is one of the safest maintenance, operation, and construction-related industries. The CEA recognizes Excellence for Employee Safety and Safety Excellence.

Recipients

For more than 30 years, CEA has tracked and monitored the safety records of its member utilities and recognized their achievements through the annual CEA Occupational Health and Safety Awards.

CEA Lifesaving Awards

Introduced in 1922, these awards are granted annually to any employee of a CEA member utility who was involved in a lifesaving attempt or acted to prevent further harm to someone who needed immediate help.

NameCompanyDescription
Steven Doucette
Robert Kelsey
Ben Robicheau
Scott Eisener
Nova Scotia Power

For rescuing two elderly customers from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Jim Short
Wayne Baggs
Newfoundland Power

For providing assistance to rescue a driver who was trapped in a water-filled ditch east of Deer Lake.

Shawn Hutzul Fortis Alberta

For providing assistance in rescuing two trapped passengers of a rolled-over car that was on fire.

Tara Lynn Arbeau Capital Power Corporation

For her quick actions in assisting her husband during a life-threatening situation.

2016 CEA President’s Award of Excellence for Employee Safety

Initiated in 1995, these awards are presented to member organizations ranked at the very top of the electricity industry in terms of employee safety.

 

The following companies are in the top quartile for both All Injury/Illness Frequency and Lost-Time Injury Severity Rates.

AwardCompanyConsecutive Years Won
Ontario Power Generation Gold Ontario Power Generation 3 years
Gold Capital Power Corporation 3 years
Bronze NB Power 1 years
AltaLink Bronze AltaLink 1 years
Toronto Hydro Corporation Bronze Toronto Hydro Corporation 1 years
Bronze City of Medicine Hat Electric Utility 1 years
Bronze TransCanada 1 years

2016 CEA Vice-President’s Award of Safety Excellence — Generation

Recognizing the safety performance of CEA Utility Members who generate electricity.

 

The following companies are in the top quartile for both All Injury/Illness Frequency and Lost-Time Injury Severity Rates.

AwardCompanyConsecutive Years Won
Silver City of Medicine Hat Electric Utility 2 years
Bronze Capital Power Corporation 1 years
Bronze ENMAX Corporation 1 years
Bronze Hydro Ottawa 1 years
Bronze Newfoundland Power 1 years

2016 CEA Vice-President’s Award of Safety Excellence — Transmission and Distribution

Recognizing the safety performance of CEA Utility Members who transmit or distribute electricity.

 

The following companies are in the top quartile for both All Injury/Illness Frequency and Lost-Time Injury Severity Rates.

AwardCompanyConsecutive Years Won
AltaLink Gold AltaLink 3 years
Bronze Newfoundland Power 1 years
Toronto Hydro Corporation Bronze Toronto Hydro Corporation 1 years
Bronze City of Medicine Hat Electric Utility 1 years

Nominate someone for a Lifesaving Award

Introduced in 1922, these awards are granted annually to any employee of a CEA member company who was involved in a lifesaving attempt or who acted to prevent further harm to someone who was injured or in need of immediate help.