Northern Plains, Dakota Valley electric cooperatives recognized
Dakota Valley Electric Cooperative and Northern Plains Electric Cooperative were among honorees.
MANDAN, N.D. — The North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives recognized area electric cooperatives and one contractor for safety achievements in 2021 on Jan. 13 at an awards ceremony.
The Certificate of Safety Achievement recognizes successful participants of the Rural Electric Safety Achievement Program (RESAP), a national safety program that encourages electric cooperatives to achieve and maintain high safety standards for the protection of employees and the community. NDAREC presented Dakota Valley Electric Cooperative and Northern Plains Electric Cooperative with the certificate.
Dakota Valley Electric Cooperative also received the Safety Performance Award for zero recordable injuries for one year, between Dec. 1, 2020, and Nov. 30, 2021.
The Outstanding Safety Performance Award is presented to cooperatives that did not have a lost-time case accident for five consecutive years. Cooperatives and contractors that achieved this safety initiative between Dec. 1, 2017, and Nov. 30, 2021, included Dakota Valley Electric Cooperative.
Through its safety awards and recognition program, NDAREC has recognized outstanding safety performance for 59 years.