Oakville Hydro Receives Award of Excellence for Employee Safety

Published Date
Wednesday, November 24, 2021

(Oakville, ON) November 24, 2021 – Oakville Hydro has been recognized with a President’s Award of Excellence for employee safety in distribution, awarded by the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA). The President’s Award recognizes electricity service providers that have achieved the top ranking in total recordable injury frequency (TRIF) amongst their peers of comparable size in generation, transmission or distribution operations.

“At Oakville Hydro, safety is our top priority. Receiving the President’s Award from the CEA is further proof that our employees demonstrate a very real commitment to safety each and every day,” said Scott Mudie, Chief Operating Officer, Oakville Hydro. “Our industry-leading Stayin’ Alive Health and Safety program helps promote a culture of safety throughout the organization. I’m proud to accept this award on behalf of Oakville Hydro and all of the employees who helped us to achieve this milestone.”

Oakville Hydro’s award is under the occupational health and safety President’s Awards distribution group III (under 300 employees). The CEA’s President’s Award of Excellence is Oakville Hydro’s latest health and safety accolade, previously having been awarded four President’s Awards by the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association, as well as the inaugural David Ellis Award from MySafeWork. Oakville Hydro has also been recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers. 

About Oakville Hydro
Oakville Hydro delivers reliable and safe electricity to more than 74,000 individuals, families and businesses in the Town of Oakville. The company maintains an active commitment to conservation, safety, and is strongly invested in the social and economic well-being of the Oakville community. Oakville Hydro is a two-time recipient of the Local Distribution Company Performance Excellence Award from the Electricity Distributors Association, as well as a Centre of Excellence Award from the Canadian Electricity Association. Oakville Hydro has also been recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers. For more information, please visit www.oakvillehydro.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Cassandra Umbriaco
Communications Specialist