Electrical Business

Features Safety Safety News

PowerStream nets not one but TWO safest employer awards

November 1, 2013 | By Anthony Capkun

October 31, 2013 – PowerStream’s efforts in promoting health, safety and wellness to its workforce have earned it two accolades in the latest iteration of Canada’s Safest Employers Award: Gold in the Utilities and Electrical category, and Silver in the Wellness category. Congratulations!

“Promoting health and safety is good business sense and great people sense,” said Frank Scarpitti, PowerStream chair and Mayor of the City of Markham.

PowerStream is a community-owned energy company that provides power and related services to more than 360,000 customers residing or owning a business in communities located immediately north of Toronto and in Central Ontario. It is jointly owned by the cities of Barrie, Markham and Vaughan.

A panel of 13 judges selected PowerStream for the two awards; the utility has an extensive number of health and safety policies, procedures and programs in place, it says, that work to promote and maintain a culture of safety and wellness throughout the organization.


Print this page


Stories continue below