East River Electric was recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the 2024 Minnesota Safety and Health Conference on April 30 & May 1. East River Electric is one of 244 employers honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.

“Keeping the people we work and live with safe is a full time job,” said Paul Aasen, CEO of the Minnesota Safety Council. “Congratulations to East River Electric for investing the time and energy to make work and life safer inside their organization and beyond.”

Since 1934, the annual Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards program has honored Minnesota employers with exceptional safety performance. Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with their industry’s national and state statistics, and on their progress in implementing a comprehensive safety program. Winners are recognized at five levels:

East River received a Bronze Achievement Award, in recognition of their excellence in occupational injury prevention throughout 2023.