Awards Occupational Health and Safety

The Canadian electricity 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
Doug Risling Saskpower

For alerting 12 apartment residents about a fire and evacuating them safely.

Trevor Munn
Keith Whitebone
NB Power

For quick action in providing emergency assistance and saving a life.

Julie Metcalf Ontario Power Generation

For providing emergency care and saving a life.

Mario Ménard
Guy Desgagnés
Hydro Québec

For rescuing a family of three from a house on fire.

Lucas Ginger
Bob Nicholls
Louis Horvath
Jose Valencia
Doug Chittick
Jeremy Townsend
Muren Pickering
Matt Clement
Scott Steadman
Chris McCann
Calvin Stein
Hydro One

For quick action in providing emergency care and saving a life.

Martin Grey ENMAX

For providing emergency care and saving the lives of two co-workers.

2017 CEA President’s Award of Excellence for Employee Safety – 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
Group 1 NB Power
Group 2 ATCO
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2017 CEA President’s Award of Excellence for Employee Safety — Transmission

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

 

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

AwardCompanyConsecutive Years Won
Group 1 Hydro One
Group 2 AltaLink
Group 3 EPCOR Utilities

2017 CEA President’s Award of Excellence for Employee Safety — Distribution

Recognizing the safety performance of CEA Utility Members who 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
Group 1 Toronto Hydro
Group 2 EPCOR Utilities
Group 3 Saint John Energy

2017 Individual Leadership in Safety Award

This Award is reserved for an individual that has gone above and beyond in their efforts to create a safer environment for all Canadian Utility workers.

NameCompanyDescription
BC Hydro

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.

Applications are currently closed.