Employee Engagement in the Energy & Utilities Industry

Creating Safe Environments in Dangerous Places.
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Energy & Utilities Employee Recognition

Energy and Utility Workers Make All the Difference

If we didn't have workers in the energy and utilities industry, our lives wouldn't resemble anything like they do today. There would be no power, no refrigeration, no clean water. The list goes on. Unfortunately, these unsung heroes go to work day in and day out not knowing if they'll return home safely to their families. With fatality rates that reach as high as seven times the national average, jobs in the Energy & Utilities industry are among the most dangerous on Earth.

Luckily, this doesn't have to be the case. At C.A. Short Company, we’ve spent the last 80 years working with companies to engage and recognize their employees, and we’ve seen amazing results. Safety incident rates plummet, as does defects and turnover, while at the same time profits and productivity skyrocket.

The below information and free resources are designed specifically to help educate companies in the Energy & Utilities sector on the benefits of creating a Culture of Engagement, as well as actionable steps your organization can use to create a better work environment today.

How can C.A. Short Company drive employee engagement in the Energy/Utilities Industry?

Through the use of our People Are Everything Total Engagement Platform, energy & utilities companies are able to monitor and measure employee engagement using formal, informal, and day-to-day recognition.

Our People Are Everything Total Engagement Platform drives employee engagement through social media, peer-to-peer recognition, achievement badges, and point-based recognition. The platform allows for both organization-wide and department achievements. This means that energy and utility companies are now able to create a Culture of Engagement and Recognition for every team member.

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Safety + Engagement = Safegagement™

Safegagement™ is C.A. Short Company’s all-in engagement platform combined with OSHA-compliant safety incentives. By focusing on both employee engagement and safety initiatives, you are able to significantly reduce workplace accidents, while improving productivity and employee satisfaction. 

Download Our Slideshare: 100+ Stats About Employee Engagement in Energy &  Utilities

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Oil & Gas Industry

Over a seven-year span, 823 Oil & Gas workers were killed on the job - a fatality rate seven times greater than the rate for all U.S. industries.
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Energy Industry

In the Energy & Utilities sector, there are 16% more hostile workers and 35% more disengaged workers than the national average.
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Petroleum & Coal Industry

Disengagement and hostility rates are 27% higher in the mining industry.
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Water & Sewer Industry

Preventable trench fatalities have doubled since 2015.

Benefits of a Safety-Focused Employee Engagement Program

CAShort-Percentage Graphics_1 41% Lower Absenteeism
CAShort-Percentage Graphics_2 24% Lower Turnover (High Turnover Industries)
CAShort-Percentage Graphics_3 59% Lower Turnover (Low Turnover Industries)
CAShort-Percentage Graphics_4 17% Increased Productivity
CAShort-Percentage Graphics_5 20% Increased Sales
CAShort-Percentage Graphics_6 21% Increased Profitability
CAShort-Percentage Graphics_7 70% Reduced Employee Safety Incidents
CAShort-Percentage Graphics_58% 58% Reduced Patient Safety Incidents
CAShort-Percentage Graphics_9 40% Reduced Quality Incidents (Defects)

Learn More About Improving Safety and Engagement in Your Energy & Utilities Team

For more information on the value of employee engagement in the Energy & Utilities Industry, as well as tips your organization can implement to begin moving towards a more engaged team, check out our free resources below. 

Energy & Utilities Industry Resources

Schedule a Consultation

If you’d like to learn more about how C.A. Short can help you recognize, inspire, and retain the best employees, please request a consultation by filling out the form on this page. Prefer to talk to a human? You can do that too. Give us a call at 800.535.5690.