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Steve Martin, CUSP

Steve Martin, CUSP

Steve Martin, CUSP, has worked as an outside utility contractor for 20 years, including 17 years with IBEW Local 1249, primarily as a journeyman lineman. He currently holds a safety role at H. Richardson & Sons.

Cleaning Up the Ointment

| Steve Martin, CUSP |
Earlier this year I wrote a Tailgate Topic titled “The Fly in the Ointment” (see https://incident- – but I probably should have written this Tailgate first. Why? Because sometimes, the fly becomes a problem because of the ointment. By that I mean a work environment can become toxic due to one or more of […]

The Fly in the Ointment

“The fly in the ointment” is an old phrase that refers to an individual who spoils things for the whole bunch, someone who has dark energy that affects an entire group. It has become my greatest concern in line work. Now, you may scoff at my use of the word “energy,” but the truth is […]