SCTE doles out safety awards
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers recognized the winners of the organization's 2003 Safety Awards at its recently held Cable-Tec Expo in Philadelphia.
The winners included 66 Gold-level and 28 Silver-level MSOs or individual cable operators/systems.
The awards, granted annually, are based on OSHA-recordable incident rates. Gold-level winners achieved 50 percent of less of the national rate, and Silver-level winners posted 25 percent or less.
2003 winners included cable systems operated by Charter Communications (17 gold, 1 silver), Comcast Cable Communications (15 gold, 14 silver), Cox Communications (32 gold, 13 silver) and Seren Innovations (2 gold). A list of individual winning systems are posted on the Web.