There's more to training than learning how to hold a hammer.
Fiberglass Crossarms Used to Combat Utility Pole Fires
We asked Utility Products' readers to send us pictures of storm damage, and we received a great response.
Certain hand tools are indispensable to the utility worker. A cable stripper, multitool, lineman's scissors and even a hammer occasionally make the job easier, safer and faster.
Imagine yourself in the safety manager's shoes going to a substation to conduct a field audit. You take your iPad and go through the audit checklist.
Selecting the correct equipment for the job and keeping grounding sets maintained and in safe working order is critical to ensuring safe working conditions in the field. Lightning, human error, static electricity, induced voltage and backfeed are all reasons the line you are working on could become energized.
The electric utility industry has evolved from horse and buggy, wooden ladders and temporary platforms to hot line tools, boom trucks and material handling buckets.
All construction projects have unexpected surprises and last-minute changes. But a last-minute change helped The Morse Group discover new processes and uncover a new opportunity to save time and reduce cost on a job-and future jobs.
In high school, everyone is looking for an identity and for me it was basketball. While some looked for a party on a Friday night, I sought out a court with lights and a game.
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