Utilities

Mutual Assistance: Safety on the Road

For the electric power industry, a well-designed emergency response and restoration process when dealing with natural disasters is key. Learn more about the mutual assistance program and how it can help you on the job.

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NFPA 70E: Does Normal Operation Mean PPE-Free?

Just because the task at hand is simple doesn’t mean you can go without your PPE. Read more to learn what “normal operation” means according to NFPA 70E.

Five Can’t-Miss Utilities-Related Vertical Hazards Rule Updates

Five things you’ll want to know about the revisions to OSHA’s Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution standard.

Working at Heights: How to Choose the Right Headgear

When working at heights, a climbing helmet might be the best choice for your head protection. Learn more about picking headgear that is suitable for you and your work.

Danger in a Flash: What You Can Do About Arc Flash

What is arc flash? Learn what it is, what causes it, and what you can do to help prevent the serious effects of an arc flash.

Best Practices for Gas Sensor Placement and Installation

Discover some best practices to consider when you’re ready to install gas detectors.

OSHA: Fixed Ladder Standard Uncaged

Ladder cages are no longer approved as fall protection devices on new installations. Get the facts on revisions to the OSHA fixed ladder standard.

Utility Safety: Three Major Mistakes to Avoid

Insights on keeping electric, natural gas, telecom, steam, water and wastewater workers safer.