TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("Toronto Hydro") is pleased to have been acknowledged as one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2013. Recently, Toronto Hydro was also awarded recognition as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. Both awards were chosen by editors at MediCorp and companies were compared to their peers. Richard Yerema, managing editor of Canada's Top 100 Employers, says that most industry categories were well represented.
For more than 100 years Toronto Hydro has been delivering electricity to the country's largest city safely and efficiently. Toronto Hydro's employees are among the most skilled professionals in the industry, and they recently achieved a workplace safety record of 3,000,000 hours worked without a compensable injury, which is a company record. Impressively, this safety milestone was met while the company was in the midst of one of its largest capital programs to date.
About Toronto Hydro
The principal business of the Corporation and its subsidiaries is the distribution of electricity by Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited. Toronto Hydro-Electric System owns and operates an electricity distribution system, which delivers electricity to approximately 712,000 customers located in the City of Toronto. It is the largest municipal electricity distribution company in Canada and distributes approximately 18% of the electricity consumed in the Province of Ontario.
SOURCE: Toronto Hydro Corporation
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Tanya Bruckmueller, Toronto Hydro-Electric System