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PMW Groundline System

Groundline Repair System

| Kate Wade | ,
If a pole has ground rot, storm or vehicular damage, the newly designed and improved groundline repair system (GRS) from Precise Machine Works will restore the pole to original specifications or better. Instead of having to replace your broken pole, crews can now brace the pole in 30 minutes or less without any special equipment. This product […]
Youngstown Protectors

Primary Protectors

A new protector standard – ASTM F3258 – was recently created that allows for the use of materials other than leather if those materials meet certain safety criteria. Youngstown Glove will be launching a new line of Expertex Primary Protectors that follows this new standard. The gloves will be available in July 2023. The idea […]
Zanfel Packets

Poison Ivy Wash

Zanfel Laboratories Inc. is excited to announce that Zanfel Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Wash is now available in individual-dose packets. The packets can be conveniently used anywhere with a small amount of water and are perfect for first-aid kits. Lightweight and compact, they can also easily be carried on your person or in your vehicle. Zanfel’s Poison […]
CM Labs Training Pack

Digger Derrick Simulator Training Pack

CM Labs Simulations, a leading vendor for simulation-based training in the construction and ports industries, has announced the release of the Digger Derrick Simulator Training Pack. It is the only simulation-based solution for the digger derrick on the market. Additionally, it is the only solution that accurately replicates machine stability and engine behavior, resulting in […]
Hastings Cross Arm

Temporary Cross Arm

| Kate Wade | ,
As a worldwide manufacturer of hot-line tools and equipment, Hastings understands that every day has the potential to bring the unexpected to lineworkers. That is why Hastings designs every product – including its Temporary Cross Arm – with safety in mind. The innovative design is excellent for changing crossarms. Manufactured from solid fiberglass, the temporary […]

Arc Flash Tower Harness

Coming soon to the JELCO family of arc flash-rated harnesses and lanyards, the Arc Flash Tower Harness will be available in a variety of connector/hardware configurations to best suit the needs of the user. This tower harness comes equipped with six D-rings: one dorsal, two on the hips, two on the seat and one on […]

Universal Fuse Cup

As a worldwide manufacturer of hot-line tools and equipment, Hastings designs a range of tools and devices to help lineworkers do their jobs safely and efficiently, including its Universal Fuse Cups. Designed to hold 100- and 200-amp fuse barrels from any manufacturer, the universal cup simplifies fuse-barrel captures and makes installation and removal faster and […]

Fall Detection Solution

OSHA calls for the prompt rescue of employees in the event of a fall. When that prompt rescue relies only on a by-chance discovery of the worker hanging and unable to self-rescue, the new Grace WorkForce uses an advanced gyro/accelerometer to detect a worker’s fall and automatically transmits an emergency alert to co-workers or supervisors […]

Fork-Mounted Guard Arm for Telehandlers

The new Fork-Mounted Guard Arm from LineWise helps to prevent conductors from falling into right-of-way crossings. Designed to conveniently mount to the pallet forks on a telehandler, the Guard Arm provides a simple yet effective safety measure to securely catch falling lines. Featuring a 1,200-pound capacity, the LineWise Guard Arm has a 12-foot-wide span from […]

Handheld Ascender

| Kate Wade | ,
The Ronin TL handheld ascender is changing at-height work. It helps prevent injury caused by fatigue and increases efficiency. The ascender can even help extend an at-height worker’s career. Despite its compact size, this powerful tool was developed to manage heavy loads in harsh environments. The automatic in-feed rope system protects against detachment while providing […]
DragonWear Hoodie

Women’s FR/AR Hoodie

| Kate Wade | ,
DragonWear has launched its first flame-resistant and arc-rated hoodie designed specifically for women by women. The Cyclone Hoodie provides comfort and protection for workers who demand gear that can stand up to tough environments and has been tailored specifically to fit and support women in utilities and NFPA 70E industries. DragonWear’s new Women’s Elements Cyclone […]
USI Rex Clamp

All-New Clamping Solution

| Kate Wade | ,
Utility Solutions Inc., a leading manufacturer of hot-line tools, has launched their newest product, the Rex Clamp. This clamp is specifically designed to solve a common problem when working with a come-along or strap hoist: controlling a loose conductor tail. The Rex Clamp is the latest in the company’s innovative offering of products. It features […]

Latched Linear Utility Crimper

| Kate Wade | ,
Milwaukee Tool’s M18 FORCE LOGIC 6T Latched Linear Utility Crimper provides lineworkers the easiest way to make uniform crimps, according to the company. Optimized for both underground and overhead distribution applications, this latest addition to Milwaukee’s 6T utility crimper lineup features an inline design, and the latched-style head is easily opened and rotates 340 degrees […]
Guardian SRL

Self-Retracting Lifeline

Global height safety specialist Guardian has introduced the new CR5 Personal Self-Retracting Lifeline to its industry-leading product line offering. This new, feature-rich, 6-foot Class 1 SRL was designed with strength and durability in mind to take on the toughest job site tasks. The all-new CR5 Personal SRL boasts high-strength, impact-modified thermoplastic housing that reduces weight […]
Milliken PFAS

Milliken Eliminates PFAS from Portfolio

| Kate Wade | ,
The Textile Business of global manufacturer Milliken & Company recently announced it has successfully eliminated all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly referred to as PFAS, from its textile fibers and finishes portfolio, becoming the first U.S.-based multi-market textile manufacturer to remove PFAS. The manufacturer announced in February 2022 an aggressive plan to eliminate PFAS as an ingredient […]


| Kate Wade | ,
Aircraft Dynamics Triplex or Service Wire RoboReels are designed for lineworkers to provide an easy and safe means to unwind and re-wind cumbersome wire and cable. These are extremely rugged, all-weather, heavy-duty reels made of steel and E-coated to ensure long life.  Triplex RoboReels have four adjustable arms that allow for an easy and secure […]

Wireless Crew Communication System

The E-Pak Wireless Crew Communication System from Eartec Co. is a groundbreaking full duplex system engineered with Bluetooth headset connectivity, which allows crews to communicate completely free of wires. E-Paks are compact radios that can be clipped to clothing or tucked away in a pocket, freeing users to concentrate on the task at hand. The […]

Triple Line Lifter

| Kate Wade | ,
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 […]

PLATINUM Lens Technology

| Kate Wade | ,
When you work in challenging environments, you constantly strive to be at your best, no matter what high-stakes job you perform. You need confidence that your choice of eyewear delivers the highest level of performance, focus and concentration. Fortunately, PLATINUM technology can repel anything nature throws at you without interrupting your work, even if you […]

Safety Platform

| Kate Wade | ,
Hastings recently released its new Safety Platform to give lineworkers additional on-the-job support. The lightweight, polyethylene platform supports up to 300 pounds and provides extra protection when working from the ground, pulling conductors or when working near energized equipment. The heavy non-skid surface on top prevents slips, and the extra-large legs with non-skid bases prevent […]