Skip to main content


Kate Wade

Kate Wade

Kate Wade is the managing editor of Utility Fleet Professional and Incident Prevention magazines. She has been employed by Utility Business Media Inc. since 2008.


FR Undergarments and Base Layers

| Kate Wade | ,
Seraphina Safety, a leading manufacturer and advocate for innovative flame-resistant (FR) safety apparel, emphasizes the importance of non-melting bras and FR base layers in mitigating risks associated with extreme temperatures and/or thermal environments. Seraphina Safety Apparel addresses this critical issue by offering a line of FR undergarments and base layers that combine moisture-wicking benefits and […]
TALOS Lightning Detector

Lightning Detector

Introducing the TALOS Lightning Detector, engineered specifically for custom OEM solutions where situational awareness is paramount. As an industry-leading innovation, TALOS employs advanced weather station technology to accurately detect cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning up to 25 miles away, providing early warnings and ample time to shelter. Recently, TALOS collaborated with Terex Utilities to integrate this […]
ProAct Safety

60 Minutes on Safety Excellence

Join Shawn Galloway, CEO of ProAct Safety, for a discussion on safety excellence. These quarterly virtual sessions with other business and safety leaders also offer networking opportunities. This forum examines the latest thinking, discoveries, newly created methodologies and models, overall strategies, better practices and lessons learned for clients on the journey to safety excellence. The […]
Brass Knuckle Glasses

Fog-Fighting Lenses

| Kate Wade | ,
Fogging lenses can strike in both indoor and outdoor working conditions. Brass Knuckle Spectrum (BKFLEX-4040N) eye protection has options to fight fog no matter where work has to get done. This powerful ANSI Z87.1+ protection weighs less than 1 ounce, and the rimless lenses are manufactured with exclusive BK-Anti-FOG protection. Spectrum pops with color, too, […]
Altec Training

Equipment Operator Training 

For nearly 20 years, Altec Sentry has helped employers train and certify Altec equipment operators on safe and proper operation. Altec Sentry is committed to your safety and believes that industry-leading equipment deserves industry-leading training. Altec Sentry offers a variety of instructor-led and online training courses for aerials, derricks and cranes. These OSHA- and ANSI-compliant […]
USI Link Sticks

Link Sticks

| Kate Wade | ,
Utility Solutions Inc., a leading provider of innovative solutions for the utility industry, proudly introduces BLUE STRIPE Link Sticks. Designed to handle the toughest tasks, BLUE STRIPE Link Sticks offer a range of configurations tailored to your needs. With load ratings from 1,500 to 4,000 pounds, these sticks are indispensable for tasks such as insulating strap hoists […]
LineWise TLL

Triple Line Lifter

The new TLL-300 Triple Line Lifter from LineWise is designed to support up to three phases during distribution work below 34.5 kV. With models available for bucket trucks, cranes and digger derricks, the economical TLL-300 significantly increases efficiency on pole change-outs and other maintenance tasks. The TLL-300 features a fiberglass mast and crossarm with three […]
De-Escalation- A TIPs & Tactics Short Course

De-escalate Conflicts in the Field

Struggling to defuse tense situations on the job? This training – led by subject matter expert Jim Willis, M.Sc., CMAS, CHS-I – equips you with the skills to safely navigate conflict, teaching you when to engage, how to de-escalate and when to walk away. Get this course via computer-based training, as a hybrid or on-site. […]
Terex TL45

Articulated Telescopic Aerial Device

Terex Utilities, in partnership with S.D.P. Manufacturing Inc., offers the Terex-manufactured full-size TL45 articulated telescopic aerial device, which includes a jib installed by S.D.P. on their rubber tracked chassis. The chassis has a hydraulic track drive that extends from 31.1 inches wide to 55 inches, making the unit ideal for working on sensitive terrain, such […]
TP Chippers

Battery-Electric Wood Chipper

| Kate Wade | ,
The next time you see a vegetation management crew clearing trees and brush in your area, their equipment may not seem as loud as in the past. That’s because quieter battery-electric technology has been working its way into the industry, from trucks to chainsaws and even wood chippers. In 2019, Linddana, the parent company of […]