Nathan Boutwell, CUSP, is the supervisor of health and safety for Avangrid Networks, Central Maine Power. He has 11 years of experience in health and safety and has worked in various industries, including utilities, power generation, energy delivery technologies and manufacturing.
Effective Tick-Repellent Strategies for Field Workers
If you read any job description for a lineworker, you are sure to see a reference to working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. This is one of a number of requirements that draw people to the profession; most lineworkers enjoy spending time outside. And from time to time, every lineworker will have to […]
A safe and reliable operation is built on a foundation of strong, continually evolving programs that adapt to changing regulations. Federal requirements now mandate that electric transmission utilities perform annual vegetation inspections on all of their rights-of-way. To complete these inspections, many utilities rely on helicopters, which pose high risks due to low-altitude flying and […]