Workplace Safety – Program Introduction

The greatest value of any business or any industry is the people. You depend on your people, a workforce that is made up of individuals that have family and friends. Our mission is to keep people safe, your employees safe. While power makes enterprise possible, it can be deadly. You can’t see it, smell it, […]

Workplace Safety – Know When to Say When – Know When to Stop Work

While qualified electrical line workers and electricians are often willing to go above and beyond the call, some jobs require specific knowledge and experience. That’s why it’s important to stop and reassess a situation if there is ever a doubt about a job’s task or a procedure’s requirement. As qualified electrical workers, it is our […]

Workplace Safety – The Importance of Qualified Electrical Workers

Electricity is vital to every building, whether residential, industrial, or commercial. It’s what helps run our businesses and our society as a whole. The importance of electricity cannot be underestimated, in the same way that its danger cannot be taken for granted. Contact with electricity is a leading cause of workplace injuries and fatalities, but […]

Workplace Safety – Know When to Say When

While qualified electrical line workers and electricians are often willing to go above and beyond the call, some jobs require specific knowledge and experience. That’s why it’s important to stop and reassess a situation if there is ever doubt about a job’s task or a procedure’s requirement. If a new issue arises on the job, […]

Workplace Safety – Siempre Mirar Hacia Arriba – Trades

Un conductor de un camión estaba transportando tierra con un remolque de descarga. El conductor levantó el remolque a menos de medio pie de distancia de un cable eléctrico de 12,500 voltios lo que causó que la electricidad se transfiriera al remolque. Cuando el conductor salió de la cabina y tocó el suelo, el semirremolque […]

Workplace Safety – Siempre Mirar Hacia Arriba

Un conductor de un camión estaba transportando tierra con un remolque de descarga. El conductor levantó el remolque a menos de medio pie de distancia de un cable eléctrico de 12,500 voltios lo que causó que la electricidad se transfiriera al remolque. Cuando el conductor salió de la cabina y tocó el suelo, el semirremolque […]

Workplace Safety – Always Look Up – Trades

A dump truck driver was transporting dirt. The driver raised the bed less than half a foot away from a 12,500-volt overhead power line causing electricity to jump to the truck bed. When the driver stepped out of the cab and touched the ground, the dump truck had become energized and part of the electrical […]

Workplace Safety – Always Look Up

A dump truck driver was transporting dirt. The driver raised the bed less than half a foot away from a 12,500-volt overhead power line causing electricity to jump to the truck bed. When the driver stepped out of the cab and touched the ground, the dump truck had become energized and part of the electrical […]

Never Assume Electrical Safety Series: Job Planning

An explanation of safe practices you and your crew should perform before you strap on the tool belt. Part of ESFI’s Never Assume Electrical Safety Series – A must for anyone working with or near electricity.