Safety and Training http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Short-Circuiting the Learning Curve with Lineman Training Center http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/short-circuiting-learning-curve-lineman-training-center <div class="node-body gallery-body">Kansas Municipal Utilities opens new center to provide workforce safety, training and development programs for Kansas municipal linemen.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/short-circuiting-learning-curve-lineman-training-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/short-circuiting-learning-curve-lineman-training-center#comments Safety and Training Safety and Training Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:21:00 +0000 100181 at http://tdworld.com Linemen Work Live to Boost Productivity http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-work-live-boost-productivity <div class="field-byline"> Vince Smith, Basin Electric Power Cooperative </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cooperative trains crews to use barehand and hot sticking methods in the field. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-work-live-boost-productivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/linemen-work-live-boost-productivity#comments Safety and Training Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:39:00 +0000 99761 at http://tdworld.com <p>Before the job, linemen gather around the hot stick truck to review the tasks and assignments.</p> Utilities Must Mitigate Arc Flash Hazards http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/utilities-must-mitigate-arc-flash-hazards <div class="field-byline"> Mike Bahr, Tri-State Generation and Transmission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By investing in personal protective equipment and following the latest regulations, utilities can help save lives. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/utilities-must-mitigate-arc-flash-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-and-training/utilities-must-mitigate-arc-flash-hazards#comments Safety and Training Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:30:00 +0000 99751 at http://tdworld.com <p>Tri-State Generation and Transmission requires its linemen to wear flame-retardant clothing and use the proper tools and personal protective equipment when working live.</p> Safety and Prevention http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/safety-and-prevention <div class="node-body article-body">Linemen learn how to reduce injury and fatality rates with safe work practices. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/safety-and-prevention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/safety-and-prevention#comments Safety and Training Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:53:00 +0000 98521 at http://tdworld.com <p>Linemen packed a conference room at the convention center for a day-and-a-half safety conference preceding the 2016 Lineman&rsquo;s Expo and Rodeo.</p> Electrical Safety and Electrical Maintenance Training Specifically for the Utility Industry http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/electrical-safety-and-electrical-maintenance-training-specifically-utility-industry <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by AVO </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><h3><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/j-akGdm7GWA" width="560"></iframe></h3></div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/electrical-safety-and-electrical-maintenance-training-specifically-utility-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/electrical-safety-and-electrical-maintenance-training-specifically-utility-industry#comments Safety and Training DELETE Fri, 20 May 2016 14:41:00 +0000 88911 at http://tdworld.com Foundation Helps Families in Their Time of Need http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/foundation-helps-families-their-time-need <div class="node-body article-body">Each and every day, linemen put their lives on the line to keep the power on for our nation.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/foundation-helps-families-their-time-need" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/foundation-helps-families-their-time-need#comments Safety and Training Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:11:00 +0000 71331 at http://tdworld.com <p>After living through the tragedy of losing her husband, Tracy Moore<br /> is helping other line widows. As the founder of the Highline Hero<br /> Foundation, Moore is working to ensure her two sons never forget<br /> their father and to honor all fallen lineworkers as well as those who<br /> are still working out in the field.</p> Western's Fall Protection Training for Linemen http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/westerns-fall-protection-training-linemen <div class="node-body video-body">Western Area Power Administration developed this training to help linemen comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's new fall protection standards, requiring 100% attachment and fall arrest and restraint on wood and steel structures.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/westerns-fall-protection-training-linemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/westerns-fall-protection-training-linemen#comments Safety and Training DELETE Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:16:00 +0000 74951 at http://tdworld.com 10 Tips for Better Incident Investigations http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/10-tips-better-incident-investigations <div class="field-byline"> Thomas Ray, City Utilities </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Applying these 10 tips to every incident will help you become an efficient and effective investigator.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/10-tips-better-incident-investigations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/10-tips-better-incident-investigations#comments Safety and Training Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:22:00 +0000 62291 at http://tdworld.com Spotlight on Safety http://tdworld.com/field-talk/spotlight-safety <div class="node-body article-body">It will come as no surprise to electric utility linemen that line work can be a dangerous job.</div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/field-talk/spotlight-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/field-talk/spotlight-safety#comments Safety and Training Electric Utility Operations Fri, 16 May 2014 19:42:00 +0000 48791 at http://tdworld.com <p>Amy Fischbach, Editor</p> Ruling Aims to Change PPE Testing http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/ruling-aims-change-ppe-testing <div class="field-byline"> By John “Grizzy” Grzywacz, OSHA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A proposed ruling by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) could change the way electric utilities maintain and test their personal protective equipment (PPE) for their workforce. </div> <p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/ruling-aims-change-ppe-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/ruling-aims-change-ppe-testing#comments Safety and Training Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:40:00 +0000 42691 at http://tdworld.com