Protecting Workers in the Electrical Utility Industry

Electrical power-line workers face serious and life-threatening hazards each day, often times in the act of making repairs and restoring power to electrical utility systems. Even during construction activity, these workers must account for the same inherent dangers presented by the systems they work on, the equipment and tools they use, and the environment they work in. With advances in knowledge, regulations, and personal protective equipment, the industry has significantly improved worker safety in recent decades. However, it remains one of the top ten most dangerous jobs in the United States according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

This webinar provides an overview of best practices and procedures in four key areas where focused efforts can continue to reduce injury risks:

  • Ergonomics
  • Falls
  • Electrical
  • Safety Culture

Register below for this free webinar!
DATE
: October 5, 2017
TIME: 2:00PM ET- 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT

Speaker:

Dan Thibeault is a safety management consultant for MEMIC, one of the fastest growing workers' compensation companies in the country. He joined MEMIC in 2015, and has ten years of experience as a safety professional in a variety of industrial construction settings. He previously worked for one of the largest heavy industrial construction companies on the east coast, where he managed safety operations on electrical transmission, distribution, and substation construction projects.

Sponsors:

MCR Safety – #WeProtectPeople
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Moldex
Moldex manufactures innovative respiratory and hearing solutions that are designed to increase compliance by maximizing worker comfort and convenience, while at the same time helping companies to realize greater cost savings through unsurpassed durability and extended product life spans. Qualified users can try Moldex products absolutely free by going to www.moldex.com/ohs.

MSA - The Safety Company
WE KNOW WHAT’S AT STAKE. Unpredictable work environments are often part of the job. That’s why it’s critically important to have the right safety equipment at the moment it matters most. MSA’s complete lines of safety solutions help protect those workers at the heart of your operation. www.MSAsafety.com

Date: Oct 05, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM ET

Duration: 1 Hour

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