iP UTILITY SAFETY CONFERENCE & EXPO IN TEXAS

Bringing together leading safety and operations minds from across the country for 3 days of education and networking. If you are a utility safety and/or operations professional, this is a can’t-miss event. View details about the upcoming conference in Denton, TX on April 30-May 2, 2019.

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Learn about iP Utility Safety Conference & Expo and hear attendees' feedback about the industry's leading education event for safety, training & ops professionals.

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Safety Management

Struck-by hazards are one of the greatest threats to workers employed in the utility and construction industries, and thus are hazards every utility and construction company should be focused on mitigating. Typical examples of struck-by hazards inclu...
Electrical power is a critical service that profoundly affects our daily lives. Without it, we would lose cellphone service, safety on city streets would be compromised because lights would not work, and the quality of life as we know it would dimini...
What is a near miss? For those of you who are new to occupational safety, it’s typically defined as an event in which no workers were injured and no equipment or other property was damaged, but – had things gone just a little differently – injury or ...

Leadership Development

I’m really excited to be writing this article for my utility family. I enjoyed all 33 of my years working in the industry. Now, as a leadership consultant, I have the privilege of using my knowledge, experience and passion to help the utility industr...
Few people involved in helping others learn new skills suggest that doing so is easy. In the electric utility industry – or any industry, for that matter – training typically ranges from the informal, on-the-job variety to more formal classroom-type ...
“That night in the city, when you thought I was the Special, and you said I was talented, and important … That was the first time anyone had ever really told me that, and it made me want do everything I could to be the guy that you were talking about...

Worksite Safety

On May 3, 2018, Hawaii Electric Light Co., the company I work for, discovered we had a problem. Lava flows were popping up in the middle of a residential neighborhood in our service territory. This wasn’t the first time Hawaii Electric Light had expe...
Preventing accidents in utility work, where safety is paramount, starts with establishing protocols for personnel and equipment. Creating task-based and specific work assignments is an affordable way to establish realistic parameters for work to be p...
Sunflower Electric Power Corp. is a generation and transmission cooperative located in Western Kansas. We have approximately 2,600 miles of overhead transmission lines, which we patrol annually using vehicles. While you may have heard stories about K...

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Wearable Safety Sensor

Safeguard Compass JOOMLASafeguard Equipment is the first company to develop an adaptive, smart, wearable safety product – Compass – which helps to eliminate human error when working around energized surfaces and conductors.

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