Utility linemen: EC Company, a Pacific Northwest electrical and construction company, received the 2016 National Electrical Contractor Association (NECA) Zero Injury Award for their Advanced Technology Division. The Zero Injury Award recognizes companies that have worked a full calendar year without recordable incidents. The award recognizes the outstanding track record of the company’s Advanced Technology Division (NECA District 6).
EC Company was also awarded the 2016 Safety Excellence Award for company-wide performance.
NECA’s Safety Excellence and Zero Injury Awards program is an elite safety recognition program focused on recognizing thriving companies that excel in multiple areas of their safety and health programs. Awards are given to member companies that consistently have OSHA recordable injury and fatality rates at levels lower than the industry standard, and implement internal company safety practices above and beyond basic compliance.
“Receiving this award indicates that we are doing a lot of things well in the construction industry. Decision makers look favorably at contractors with excellent safety, production and quality track records. EC Company is continually working on improving what we do for our customers and for our employees," stated Randy Johnson, EC Company EHS Director.
The Safety Excellence Award is the association’s premier recognition program, and acknowledges superior safety performance. Winners are selected based on their comparison to Bureau of Labor Statistics data and electrical contractors. This award considers five man-hour categories ranging from 1 to 25,000 man-hours to over 150,001 man-hours. EC Company was recognized in the largest hour category.
EC Company is the largest privately held electrical contracting company in the Pacific Northwest and rates among the top 50 electrical contractors in the United States, with offices in Seattle, Washington and Albany, Oregon. EC Company is widely diversified, providing electrical contracting and services to advanced technology, mission critical, commercial, industrial, low voltage and renewable energy markets. EC Power Systems provides sales, service, rental, and parts distribution of industrial power products across ten Western states.