Dominion Energy Recognized Nationally for Excellence in Safety
Richmond, Va. (April 27, 2020) – As communities across the nation manage the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus, Dominion Energy has been focused like never before on meeting the needs of our customers safely and reliably. Safety has always been Dominion Energy’s No. 1 core value, and it has been especially important as the company works tirelessly to safeguard the well-being of our customers during the pandemic.
In recognition of Dominion Energy’s strong track record for safety, seven of the company’s gas businesses recently received the American Gas Association’s highest awards for safety performance in 2019: Dominion Energy Carolina Gas Transmission, Dominion Energy Ohio, Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline, Dominion Energy South Carolina, Dominion Energy Transmission Inc., Dominion Energy Utah-Wyoming-Idaho, Dominion Energy West Virginia.
“While safety performance is measured in statistics, we know that safety is so much more than a number,” said Diane Leopold, Dominion Energy’s Co-Chief Operating Officer and Chair of the American Gas Association. “It’s about protecting the well-being of our colleagues and our communities. These awards recognize the extraordinary care America’s gas utilities take every day to protect the people and families we serve. I am incredibly proud of our industry’s vigilance and dedication to safety, and I am especially grateful for the outstanding performance of my colleagues at Dominion Energy.”
In a video sent to all Dominion Energy employees, several company executives congratulate colleagues on their outstanding safety performance.
Dominion Energy credits its safety performance to the personal commitment of the company’s employees. In several areas of the company, employee-led safety teams create a culture that champions a safe, injury-free workplace. By hosting events like Dominion Energy Safety Days, employees and subject matter experts share resources and knowledge to bring the company’s safety procedures to life.
About Dominion Energy
More than 7 million customers in 20 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with more than $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution and import/export services. The company is committed to achieving net zero carbon dioxide and methane emissions from its power generation and gas infrastructure operations by 2050. Please visit DominionEnergy.com to learn more.