Oakville Hydro Receives Industry Award for 1.5 Million Hours Without Lost Time Injury

Published Date
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Four employees receiving an award.
Pictured from left to right: Enzo Garritano, President and CEO at IHSA, Peter Michaud, Director of Health, Safety and Environment at Oakville Hydro, Clark Martin, Co-Chair of the Joint Health and Safety Committee at Oakville Hydro, and Scott Thomson, Powerline Technician Apprentice at Oakville Hydro.

(Oakville, ON) November 28, 2019 – Oakville Hydro is proud to receive the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) Award for 1.5 million hours worked with no lost time injuries. 

“The safety of our staff and the community is always our number one priority,” said Rob Lister, President and CEO at Oakville Hydro. “This award is seven years in the making and I’m tremendously proud of the team for this accomplishment, and their ongoing commitment to health and safety.”

“Oakville Hydro’s award-winning Stayin’ Alive Safety Program is a constant reminder of the importance of safety in every area of the organization,” said Scott Mudie, Chief Operating Officer at Oakville Hydro. “This award confirms our employees’ commitment to excellence and their dedication to creating a safe work culture.”

About Oakville Hydro

Oakville Hydro delivers reliable and safe electricity to more than 70,000 individuals, families and businesses in 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 past recipient of the Local Distribution Company Performance Excellence Award from the Electricity Distributors Association and a Canada’s Safest Employers Silver Award recipient, recognizing the organization as an exceptional leader in the industry.

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Cassandra Umbriaco
Communications Specialist