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Our Safety Culture

Safety is a core value at Calpine. Our culture is built on the belief that by putting safety first, we can eliminate workplace accidents. To achieve excellence in safety every day, all employees are encouraged and empowered to lead by example. Our safety management systems reinforce our safety culture by focusing on adherence to regulations and safety best practices.

We believe:

  • We can and will achieve zero accidents.
  • We have an obligation to look out for each other and should prevent anyone from doing anything that is unsafe.
  • We should promote, train and participate in safety programs that help our safety culture.

Our Safety Performance

We consider the proactive management and continual improvement of safety and health risks to be crucial to our long-term business success – and simply the right thing to do. As a result, Calpine’s world-class safety performance routinely ranks among the best in our industry based on lost-time incident and total reportable incident rates, the primary indicators of industrial safety performance.

VPP Star Worksites

Reinforcing our stringent safety principles, four of our power plants have earned Star worksite certification through the Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) administered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and others are working toward earning this distinction. This is OSHA’s highest level of recognition for outstanding efforts to achieve exemplary occupational safety and health. Calpine plants achieving this designation are: