CEA's President's Award of Excellence Honours Best Performing Utilities in Employee Safety



    MONTREAL, Aug. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - For over thirty years, the Canadian
Electricity Association (CEA) has tracked the employee safety record of its
member utilities. Annually, the President's Award of Excellence for Employee
Safety is presented to members who have demonstrated superior safety
performance in the past year. By promoting safety, this award has assisted CEA
members in meeting their objectives of accident reduction and overall
performance.
    To receive the President's Award, a reporting utility must be ranked
within the top quartile of their grouping for both All Injury/Illness
Frequency and Lost-Time Severity rates. There are three award levels: Bronze
for the companies who meet the award criteria for the given year; Silver for
meeting the criteria two consecutive years; and Gold for three or more
consecutive years.
    Congratulations are extended to the following companies who have attained
the President's Award of Excellence for Employee Safety for 2007:

    
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    Gold Award
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    For the over 301 employee grouping   Ontario Power Generation
    (Groups I & II)
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    For the under 300 employee group     Saint John Energy
    (Group III)
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    Silver Award
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    For the over 301 employee grouping   None
    (Groups I & II)
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    For the under 300 employee group     None
    (Group III)
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    Bronze Award
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    For the over 301 employee grouping   None
    (Groups I & II )
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    For the under 300 employee group     None
    (Group III)
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    The President's Award of Excellence is based on the results of CEA's
Annual Safety Incident Statistics Report. The data contained in this report
focuses on performance indicators for employee safety, namely All
Injury/Illness Frequency, Lost-Time Injury Frequency and Lost-Time Injury
Severity Rates.
    Founded in 1891, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) is the voice
of the Canadian electricity industry, promoting electricity as the critical
enabler of the economy and Canadians' expectations for an enhanced quality of
life.




For further information:

For further information: Francis Bradley, Vice President, CEA, (613)
230-5027, Mobile: (514) 945-0532, bradley@canelect.ca

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