Safety Talk http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 Field Talk Safety Talk 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 Talk Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:40:00 +0000 42691 at http://tdworld.com Putting the Brakes on Backing Accidents http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/putting-brakes-backing-accidents <div class="field-byline"> By Gabe Jones, Ameren Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">About 30% of all accidents occur while vehicles are moving in reverse, and thousands of children die or are injured each year due to backing incidents.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/putting-brakes-backing-accidents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/putting-brakes-backing-accidents#comments Safety Talk Electric Utility Operations Mon, 01 Apr 2013 18:49:00 +0000 23381 at http://tdworld.com Safety is Doing the Right Thing http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/safety-doing-right-thing <div class="field-byline"> Matt Forck, SafeStrat </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many utility leaders have adopted the slogan: Safety is the right thing to do. I believed firmly in this slogan until a serious incident made me reconsider</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/safety-doing-right-thing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/safety-doing-right-thing#comments Safety Talk Overhead Distribution doing job OSHA right rules safety tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/safety-talk tdworld.com/overhead_distribution thing Today Unfortunately Wear within work Sun, 01 Apr 2012 16:00:00 +0000 5277 at http://tdworld.com Seven Strategies for Improving the Safety Record of Your Crew http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/seven-strategies-improving-safety-record-your-crew <div class="field-byline"> Matt Forck, K-Crof Industries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Greg, a lineman from Chicago, wanted something different for his family, so he moved from the Windy City to a small rural town in northwest Missouri.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/seven-strategies-improving-safety-record-your-crew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/seven-strategies-improving-safety-record-your-crew#comments Archive Safety Talk Overhead Distribution Ben Dad day family Greg home linemen one safety tdworld.com/ar tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/safety-talk tdworld.com/mag tdworld.com/overhead_distribution Windy work Sun, 01 Jan 2012 17:00:00 +0000 19914 at http://tdworld.com Increase Your Hazard Intelligence by Changing Your Safety Culture http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/increase-your-hazard-intelligence-changing-your-safety-culture <div class="field-byline"> Matt Forck, K-Crof Industries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers tell us there are two kinds of intelligences. First, there is IQ, but it doesn't automatically equal success. The second intelligence that</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/increase-your-hazard-intelligence-changing-your-safety-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/increase-your-hazard-intelligence-changing-your-safety-culture#comments Archive Safety Talk Overhead Distribution hazard Intelligence IQ job line one safety site tdworld.com/ar tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/safety-talk tdworld.com/mag tdworld.com/overhead_distribution Today utilities work Yet Tue, 01 Nov 2011 16:00:00 +0000 17747 at http://tdworld.com Peer-to-Peer Accountability: Speaking Up http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/peer-peer-accountability-speaking <div class="field-byline"> Matt Forck, K-Crof Industries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you work in the utility industry and lose a close friend and coworker, it is an experience you will never forget. Years ago, I remember when two</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/peer-peer-accountability-speaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/peer-peer-accountability-speaking#comments Archive Safety Talk Overhead Distribution accountability Anybody Everybody Nobody not Peer-to-Peer procedure safety Somebody tdworld.com/ar tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/safety-talk tdworld.com/mag tdworld.com/overhead_distribution utility Why within years Thu, 01 Sep 2011 16:00:00 +0000 11614 at http://tdworld.com What's in Your Circle of Safety? http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/whats-your-circle-safety <div class="field-byline"> Matt Forck, K-Crof Industries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tom is a legend in the utility industry. The electrical foreman, who is set to retire after 40 years in the field, is well known for his high demands,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/whats-your-circle-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/whats-your-circle-safety#comments Archive Safety Talk Overhead Distribution chicken Circle job linemen safety survey tdworld.com/ar tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/safety-talk tdworld.com/mag tdworld.com/overhead_distribution Today Tom truck utility work years Sun, 01 May 2011 16:00:00 +0000 5639 at http://tdworld.com Eight Ways to Inject New Life into Safety Meetings http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/eight-ways-inject-new-life-safety-meetings <div class="field-byline"> Matt Forck, K-Crof Industries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the utility industry, safety meetings are a weekly ritual, and in many cases, they are a check-the-box requirement. If executed properly, however,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/eight-ways-inject-new-life-safety-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/eight-ways-inject-new-life-safety-meetings#comments Archive Safety Talk Overhead Distribution Bring CEO Ford Henry linemen meeting meetings outside safety tdworld.com/ar tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/safety-talk tdworld.com/mag tdworld.com/overhead_distribution time utility within Yet Tue, 01 Mar 2011 17:00:00 +0000 6880 at http://tdworld.com Five Keys to Successful Leadership in Lineman Safety Programs http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/five-keys-successful-leadership-lineman-safety-programs <div class="field-byline"> Matthew Forck, K-Crof Industries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to leadership, you can't take a one-size-fits-all approach. To be a successful leader in utility safety programs, you must coach to your</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/five-keys-successful-leadership-lineman-safety-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/safety-talk/five-keys-successful-leadership-lineman-safety-programs#comments Archive Safety Talk Business Care Joe know leadership not Randy safety tdworld.com/ar tdworld.com/business tdworld.com/electric-utility-operations/safety-talk tdworld.com/mag Tony utility Why work Mon, 01 Nov 2010 16:00:00 +0000 7614 at http://tdworld.com