Safety

Safety Award Winners

The American Public Power Association’s safety awards recognize utilities with the lowest safety incidence rate within their groups. Groups are determined by worker-hours of exposure. 

View a copy of the 2021 Safety Awards of Excellence Annual Report here.

2021 Honorees

Group A (less than 15,000 worker-hours of exposure)

First Place

Borough of Ephrata, PA
Boylston Municipal Light Department, MA
Brodhead Water and Light, WI
City of Red Bud, IL
City of Saint Peter Municipal Utilities, MN
Clintonville Utilities, WI
Colorado River Commission, NV
Columbus Water & Light, WI
Jackson Center Municipal Electric, OH
Lenox Municipal Utilities, IA
Lodi Utilities, WI
Medford Electric Utility, WI
Monroe City Corporation, UT
Montpelier Electric Department, OH
Muscoda Utilities, WI
New Martinsville Municipal Electric Utility, WV
Orange City Municipal Utilities, IA
Perkasie Borough Electric Department, PA
Prairie du Sac Utilities, WI
Richland Center Electric Utility, WI
Salem City Municipal Power & Light, UT
Shawano Municipal Utilities, WI
Sleepy Eye Public Utilities, MN
St Clairsville Light & Power, OH
Village of Freeburg, IL
Village of Minster, OH
Village of Sherburne, NY
Waupun Utilities, WI

Second Place

City of Carlyle, IL
Marlow Municipal Authority, OK

Third Place

Bangor Municipal Utilities, WI
Brewster Electric, OH

Honorable Mention

Mt. Pleasant City , UT

Group B (15,000 to 29,999 worker-hours of exposure)

First Place

Arcadia Electric Utility, WI
Cedarburg Light and Water, WI
City of Breese, IL
City of Fort Morgan Light and Power, CO
City of Jackson, MO
City of Monett, MO
City of Napoleon, OH
City Of Seaford, DE
City of Wapakoneta, OH
City of Waterloo, IL
Coon Rapids Municipal Utilities, IA
Cumberland Municipal Utility, WI
Evansville Water & Light, WI
Greer CPW, SC
Municipal Commission of Boonville, NY 
New Prague Utilities Commission , MN 
Payson City Municipal Power & Light, UT
Rancho Cucamonga Municipal Utility, CA
Rice Lake Utilities, WI
Sebewaing Light and Water Dept, MI
Sterling Municipal Light Dept., MA
Stoughton Utilities, WI
The City of Newberry, SC
Town of Granite Falls, NC
TOWN OF SMITHFIELD, NC
Village of Versailles, OH
Washington City Power, UT
Waunakee Utilities, WI

Second Place

Hurricane City Power Department, UT

Third Place

City of Shelby, NC

Honorable Mention

Princeton Public Utilities, MN

Group C (30,000 to 59,999 worker-hours of exposure)

First Place

Brigham City Power, UT
Bryan Municipal Utilities, OH
City of Bowling Green Municipal Utilities, OH
City of Lompoc, CA
City of Newark, DE
City of Princeton, IL
City Of Seguin , TX
Clay Center Public Utilities Commission, KS
Denison Municipal Utilities, IA
Dover Light & Power, OH
Hannibal Board of Public Works, MO
Higginsville Municipal Utilities, MO
KAYSVILLE CITY CORP., UT
Lowell Light and Power, MI
Madisonville Municipal Utilities, KY
Marshall Municipal Utilities, MN
McMinnville Electric System, TN
Moreno Valley Utility, CA
Spanish Fork City Municipal Power & Light, UT
Springville City Municipal, UT
Sun Prairie Utilities, WI
Tell City Electric Department, IN
Waverly Utilities, IA
Willmar Municipal Utilities, MN

Second Place

Milan Public Utilities, TN

Third Place

Peru Utilities, IN

Honorable Mention

Scottsboro Electric Power Board, AL

Group D (60,000 to 109,999 worker-hours of exposure)

First Place

American Municipal Power, Inc, OH
Bolivar Energy Authority, TN
BVU Authority, VA
City of Detroit Lakes Public Utilities, MN
City of Georgetown Energy Services, TX
City of Orrville, OH
Clarksville Connected Utilities, AR
Crawfordsville Electric Light & Power, IN
Custer Public Power District, NE
Easton Utilities, MD
Lehi city corporation, UT
Littleton Electric Light and Water Department, MA
Marshfield Utilities, WI
Merced Irrigation District, CA
Northern Wasco County PUD, OR
Owatonna Public Utilities, MN
Ripley Power and Light Company, TN
Southern MN Municipal Power Agency, MN
Vernon Public Utilities, CA

Second Place

Grand Haven Board of Light & Power, MI

Third Place

San Marcos Electric Utility, TX

Honorable Mention

Moorhead Public Service, MN

Group E (110,000 to 249,999 worker-hours of exposure)

First Place

Anderson Municipal Light and Power, IN
Bristol Tennessee Essential Services, TN
City of St. George, UT
Harriman Utility Board, TN
Kerrville Public Utility Board, TX
Morristown Utilties, TN
Paducah Power System, KY

Second Place

Jackson Energy Authority, TN

Third Place

Jamestown Board of Public Utilities, NY
Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, FL

Honorable Mention

Frankfort Plant Board , KY

Group F (250,000 to 999,999 worker-hours of exposure)

First Place

Keys Energy Services, FL
Denton Municipal Electric, TX

Second Place

Guam Power Authority, GU

Third Place

City of Santa Clara, d.b.a, Silicon Valley Power, CA

Honorable Mention

Cleveland Utilities, TN

Group G (1,000,000 to 3,999,999 worker-hours of exposure)

First Place

Energy Northwest, WA
Santee Cooper, SC

Second Place

Nebraska Public Power District, NE

Third Place

Omaha Public Power District, NE

Honorable Mention

Austin Energy, TX

Group H (more than 3,999,999 worker-hours of exposure)

First Place

JEA, FL

Second Place

New York Power Authority, NY

Third Place

CPS Energy, TX

Honorable Mention

Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA