Toronto Hydro recognized for workplace health and safety
By Ellen Cools
October 26, 2017 — Toronto Hydro has received the Canada’s Safest Employers Gold Safety Award in the Utilities and Electrical Category and the 2017 Canadian Electrical Association (CEA) President’s Award of Excellence in Employee Safety.
Canadian Occupational Safety — The Safety Standard, presented this year’s Canada’s Safest Employer Award. To receive this award, the company says it underwent a rigorous assessment process that was tested by expert safety professionals.
The 2017 CEA President’s Award of Excellence in Employee Safety was awarded to utilities that maintain exemplary health and safety records.
“Receiving these awards is truly a team effort and is a source of pride for the company,” said Ave Lethbridge, Toronto Hydro’s executive vice president and chief human resources and safety officer. “This recognition is a testament to how far our safety culture at Toronto Hydro has come and we hope to continue forward on the path of continual improvement.”