Five Energy Utilities Receive MEA 2018 Accident Prevention Awards

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MEA selects Austin Utilities, ComEd, Greater Minnesota Gas, Ohio Gas Company, and TECO Peoples Gas for award in recognition of their 2017 OSHA safety records.

MEA is proud to announce that five (5) energy delivery companies received 2018 Accident Prevention Awards. Congratulations to these companies for their outstanding safety records:

  •     Austin Utilities (Minnesota)
  •     ComEd (Illinois)
  •     Greater Minnesota Gas (Minnesota)
  •     Ohio Gas Company (Ohio)
  •     TECO Peoples Gas (Florida)

The award is based on each company’s previous year’s OSHA safety performance metric DART; it is presented to the member company or companies in each category with the fewest number of days away and lowest rate of restricted or transferred days, according to a survey of MEA’s membership. The awards are presented annually at the MEA Gas and Electric Operations Technical & Leadership Summits.

Past winners of the MEA Accident Prevention Award can be found at https://www.meaenergy.org/outreach/awards/accident-prevention-award/. For questions contact John Gann, johng (at) MEAenergy (dot) org, or (651) 289-9600 x105.

About MEA:
MEA serves the people that deliver electricity and natural gas to homes and businesses. We were founded as a trade association over 110 years ago by distribution utilities whose vision was to improve safety and efficiency. Today, we fulfill the same purpose through education, leadership development, and industry connections. Energy delivery companies, contractors, and suppliers around the country benefit from our 55 summits, roundtables, and webinars, 400+ online technical courses, safety assessments, evaluator training, operator qualification compliance tools, and leadership courses for field personnel.

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