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Safest Employers 2015Canada’s Safest Employers honours are awarded in 10 industry-specific categories. Members of Canada’s electrical industry won in three: Utilities, Manufacturing, and Wellness.

Applicants are judged on a wide range of occupational health and safety elements, including employee training, OHS management systems, incident investigation, emergency preparedness, and innovative health and safety initiatives.

Congratulations to the following electrical industry winners:
•    London Hydro Inc. — Silver, Wellness*
•    Peterborough Utilities — Silver, Utilities
•    Powerstream — Gold, Wellness* and Silver, Utilities
•    Siemens Canada Limited Burlington Manufacturing — Silver, Manufacturing
•    The K-Line Group of Companies — Gold, Utilities

* Wellness awards are handed out to employers that have excellent programs in place to support an employee’s overall well-being.

The awards are issued under Thomson Reuters' Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine's annual Canada's Safest Employers award program. Find out more about the program: http://www.safestemployers.com/faq/.