Eagan, MN (PRWEB) May 05, 2014
Midwest ENERGY Association (MEA) is proud to announce that four (4) energy operations members from Xcel Energy have received Life Sustaining Awards. Each year MEA sponsors the Life Sustaining Awards program to recognize industry employees who have performed service "above and beyond" the call of duty by saving or attempting to save the life of another. Applicants for these awards are approved by the Executive Committee of MEA's Board of Directors.
The 2014 Life Sustaining Awards went to:
Travis Gulbranson, foreman line construction, and Mat Weber, foreman line construction, for saving a man who was having a heart attack.
Grant Orrock, lineman, and Eric Spielman, lineman, for helping a woman from a burning building.
Read their stories: http://www.midwestenergy.org/life-sustaining-award-2014.html
MEA serves the people that deliver electricity and natural gas to homes and business. MEA (Midwest ENERGY Association) was founded as a trade association over 100 years ago by distribution utilities, whose vision was to improve safety and efficiency. Today, utility companies around the globe benefit from MEA's industry learning seminars, operations summits, and other events. Members collaborated to develop EnergyU, the world's premier online training and testing system for gas and electric distribution utilities.