PPL wins Industry Excellence Award for safety
ALLENTOWN — PPL Electric Utilities has been recognized by the Southeastern Electric Exchange (S.E.E.) for its continued efforts to improve employee safety and for achieving the safest year in the company’s history during 2018.
S.E.E., a non-profit association of investor-owned utilities, confers the Industry Excellence Award for Safety annually to member utilities for safety performance. The award will be presented later this year at the association’s Annual Conference and Trade Show in Washington, D.C.
“We’re particularly proud of this recognition because it centers on our safety culture and commitment to the well-being of our employees,” said Greg Dudkin, president of PPL Electric Utilities. “Nothing is more important to us than the safety of our workforce. This award also reflects how much our workers value safety and keeping each other safe.”
The award is a recognition of a series of programs initiated by PPL Electric Utilities to engage employees and foster a safety mindset among workers. PPL’s award nomination submission noted the company’s emphasis on stretching among employees, the use of athletic trainers and training programs that place an emphasis on safety.
PPL Electric Utilities provides electric delivery service to more than 1.4 million homes and businesses in Pennsylvania and ranks among the best utility companies in the country for customer service and reliability. PPL Electric Utilities is a major employer in the communities it serves. It is a subsidiary of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL). For more information visit www.pplelectric.com.