AltaLink wins Canadian Electricity Association President’s Award for Safety Excellence
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For the second consecutive year, AltaLink has been awarded the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) President’s Award for Safety Excellence.
“There is nothing more important to AltaLink than the safety of our employees,” said Scott Thon, AltaLink’s President & CEO, who was on hand to see employees from AltaLink’s field operations and safety teams accept the award on behalf of the company. “Our team has built a culture on the principle of taking care of each other in the field and in the office. I’m incredibly proud of every AltaLinker who has helped to make our company a safe place to work.”
The CEA hosted its annual Awards Reception in Ottawa on November 7. The award is given to corporate utilities that achieve the top ranking in Total Recordable Injury Frequency (TRIF) among utilities of comparible size in generation, transmission, or distribution operations. AltaLink won the award for transmission companies with 501-1000 full-time employees.
Headquartered in Calgary, with offices in Edmonton, Red Deer and Lethbridge, AltaLink is Alberta’s largest electricity transmission provider. AltaLink is partnering with its customers to provide innovative solutions to meet the province’s demand for reliable and affordable energy. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, AltaLink is part of a global group of companies delivering energy services to customers worldwide.
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