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Utility streamlines certification process by converting paper question database to digital
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Utility streamlines certification process by converting paper question database to digital

An ERCOT-based utility was struggling with administering the oral exams used as a final step to qualify as a plant...  More →

Utility improves training program through progression planning
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Utility improves training program through progression planning

An ERCOT-based utility subscribed to the full HSI Industrial Skills library for their entire gas power plant fleet. HSI helped...  More →

Electric Utility Grounding: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
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Electric Utility Grounding: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

Electric workers, especially lineman, use grounding systems on a regular basis as a protective measure against electric shock. Many electric...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical , ewt , online safety training , OSHA , personal protective equipment , self rescue

Large Electric Utility Enhances Apprenticeship Program with Instructor-led Training
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Large Electric Utility Enhances Apprenticeship Program with Instructor-led Training

A large WECC region utility was facing challenges with their system operator apprenticeship program. It couldn’t get new hires up...  More →

Radiation Safety for Electric Utility Workers
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Radiation Safety for Electric Utility Workers

Radiation has the ability to cook your skin and internal organs. If that’s not scary enough, you can’t see, hear...  More →

Getting Started: How Technology Improves Utility Systems
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Getting Started: How Technology Improves Utility Systems

Handling incidents effectively is crucial for the smooth and reliable operation of your utility. How can you efficiently track details...  More →

How HSI Helped This Caribbean Utility Company Develop Certified Operators
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How HSI Helped This Caribbean Utility Company Develop Certified Operators

A mid-size Caribbean utility was facing multiple challenges. They knew training was key to resolving their issues, but weren’t sure...  More →

Protecting Against the Top 5 Utility Line Worker Hazards
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Protecting Against the Top 5 Utility Line Worker Hazards

Electrical utility line work is dangerous, and there are many hazards that come along with this type of work. Electrical...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Electrical , Electrical Safety , Electrical Compliance , ewt , exposure , OSHA , utility safety

Why ESG is Important in the Utility Industry
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Why ESG is Important in the Utility Industry

Let’s look at what Environmental Social Governance (ESG) is and how it’s implemented. ESG was first mentioned in a United...  More →

Related Topics: QEW , Utility , utility safety , Power Lines , industrial skills , distribution , qualified electic worker , transmission , training reinforcement , Decision Making , career progression , employee retention , mentorship

Large Utilities Provider
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Large Utilities Provider

Improved Chemical Compliance Across the Enterprise A large utility provider needed a more effective and compliance-driven chemical management solution that...  More →

Ladder Safety For Electric Utilities
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Ladder Safety For Electric Utilities

For the most part, safety training in the utility industry follows the same standards for ladder safety as the general...  More →

Don’t Forget the Human Element  of Your Safety Program
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Don’t Forget the Human Element of Your Safety Program

As the landscape of construction, manufacturing, and utility sectors evolves, this eBook underscores the importance of whole-person safety in addressing...  More →

Southwest Utilities Provider
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Southwest Utilities Provider

Achieving Greater Accuracy and Time Savings in Tier II Reporting Two of the Southwest U.S. largest utility providers needed to...  More →

AZ Electrical District 3 Employs Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Management Platform
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AZ Electrical District 3 Employs Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Management Platform

Pinal County Electrical District No. 3 (ED3), a utility in Maricopa, Arizona, includes two organizations – an electrical provider and...  More →

The Limits of the Zone — Protective Grounding Principles
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The Limits of the Zone — Protective Grounding Principles

Personal Protective Grounding (PPG) is the most hotly debated safety procedure in the electric utility industry, but acknowledged as a...  More →

Trenching & Excavation for Electric Utilities
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Trenching & Excavation for Electric Utilities

Trenching & Excavation safety procedures are usually taught during safety training, but this video can help you to brush up...  More →

Aerial Lift Safety
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Aerial Lift Safety

In this safety training tip, we're discussing Aerial Lift Safety. Aerial lifts are vehicle-mounted, boom-supported aerial platforms, such as bucket...  More →

Personal Protective Equipment For Electric Utilities
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Personal Protective Equipment For Electric Utilities

Safety training and Personal protective equipment (PPE) go hand and hand. PPE can help mitigate dangers, and reduce the severity...  More →

Relay Technician Training Program
Industrial Skills

Relay Technician Training Program

Utility relay technicians are the backbone of a reliable utility. Unfortunately, finding and keeping relay techs is also one of...  More →

Online Training Projects
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Online Training Projects

Initial Operator Training Program Region: NPCC A large utility in the NPCC region has customized their initial operator training using...  More →

Qualified Electric Worker (QEW)
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Qualified Electric Worker (QEW)

OHSA’s qualified electric worker (QEW) standards can be confusing whether you’re a manufacturing facility, construction site, or utility. Many people...  More →

New York Utilities Provider
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New York Utilities Provider

Streamlined Chemical Management Reporting HSI managed the SDS collection of this New York utilities provider over a client server intranet...  More →

Qualified Electric Workers in the Manufacturing Industry
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Qualified Electric Workers in the Manufacturing Industry

The OSHA standards relating to qualified electric workers (QEW) can be confusing. How do you identify which workers are QEWs?What...  More →

Texas Winter Weather Recommendations
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Texas Winter Weather Recommendations

In 2012, Quanta Technology developed a Weather Emergency Preparedness Report for the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT). The report...  More →

Related Topics: texas winter weather recommendations

Ergonomics
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Ergonomics

Ergonomics. We’ve all heard that word before in a meeting or in safety training, but what does it actually mean...  More →

Special Work Conditions and Safe Material Handling for Electrical Workers
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Special Work Conditions and Safe Material Handling for Electrical Workers

Electric utility work is among the most dangerous types of jobs. Every year, 13,000 electrical workers are injured so severely...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical , Electrical Safety , Electrical Compliance , ewt , exposure

Industrial Skills Services
Industrial Skills

Industrial Skills Services

Custom Training • Training Services • Compliance Services While we have clients who just need training content, many other clients...  More →

Customize Your LMS to Drive Learning Engagement
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Customize Your LMS to Drive Learning Engagement

All learning management systems are not created equal. Some simply act as a utility delivering a stark environment for...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , lms , LMS Feature

What to do in the event of Downed Power Lines (Video)
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What to do in the event of Downed Power Lines (Video)

Would you know what to do in a downed power line or utility wire situation? The experts at Puget Sound...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical Safety

HSI March Newsletter
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HSI March Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: newsletter , safety pro , Safety , Health , health and safety , safety training , sexual harassment , california , Regulations

Municipalities
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Municipalities

The quality of life in communities across the globe rely on your expertise, technical skills and professional designations. We understand...  More →

Extreme Cold Weather Grid Operations, Preparedness, and Coordination SAR
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Extreme Cold Weather Grid Operations, Preparedness, and Coordination SAR

The Standards Authorization Request (SAR) related to cold weather grid operations submitted October 6, 2021, began a series of technical...  More →

Related Topics: cold weather grid operations , NERC SAR , cold weather considerations , generator owners

Extreme Cold Weather Grid Operations, Preparedness, and Coordination SAR
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Extreme Cold Weather Grid Operations, Preparedness, and Coordination SAR

The Standards Authorization Request (SAR) related to cold weather grid operations submitted October 6, encompasses revisions to existing standards and...  More →

Related Topics: NERC SAR , cold weather grid operations

20th Anniversary of the 2003 Electrical Grid Blackout
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20th Anniversary of the 2003 Electrical Grid Blackout

It’s the 20th anniversary of the 2003 Northeast blackout. On August 14, 2003, the largest blackout in North American history...  More →

Related Topics: 2003 electrical grid blackout , 2003 Northeast blackout

Note to the Disruptors: Maximizing the Value of Emerging Generation Technology
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Note to the Disruptors: Maximizing the Value of Emerging Generation Technology

These are exciting times for the innovators, aggregators, and outside-the-box-thinkers who are laying the foundations of change in the world...  More →

Related Topics: generation technology , NERC reliability standards

May is National Electrical Safety Month
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May is National Electrical Safety Month

Are your employees following the best safety practices for working with electricity? Electrical injuries can be serious or even fatal...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical Safety , Electrical

Custom Training
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Custom Training

Developing Technical Training Specific to Your Company’s Needs Meeting your company’s training needs is a challenging process whether you are...  More →

Summertime Eye Safety – Save Your Sight From Bright Lights and Glare
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Summertime Eye Safety – Save Your Sight From Bright Lights and Glare

Your eyes are your windows to exploring the life around you… so it’s best not take them for granted. According...  More →

Related Topics: eye safety

Meet the Evolution of Safety: Pillar
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Meet the Evolution of Safety: Pillar

Safety is broken. Everyone knows this. Old-school safety isn't getting it done, yet safety remains undervalued for far too many...  More →

Related Topics: learning management system , pillar , safety management , safety training system

Renewables in Bulk Electric System Planning
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Renewables in Bulk Electric System Planning

As we look ahead and anticipate what electric grid performance and planning issues are coming, renewable generation operating characteristics become...  More →

Related Topics: bulk electric system planning , renewables

Emergency Response: What To Do When Disaster Strikes
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Emergency Response: What To Do When Disaster Strikes

It seems not a week goes by without another report of a natural disaster or act of mass violence. Shootings...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , emergency management , hr , OSHA , safety pro , Training

2021 In Review
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2021 In Review

As we reach the end of 2021, let’s take a look back at the key events that impacted our industry...  More →

Related Topics: Industrial Skills Industry Review 2021

Pay Attention to Electrical Safety and Check Out HSI's New NFPA 70e Program
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Pay Attention to Electrical Safety and Check Out HSI's New NFPA 70e Program

Pay Attention to Electrical Safety and Check out Summit’s NEW NFPA 70E Program Electricity is such a common part of...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical , Electrical Safety , NFPA 70E

Online Safety Training: What Customers Say They Want, But Don’t Have (and where to find it)
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Online Safety Training: What Customers Say They Want, But Don’t Have (and where to find it)

One recent survey of customer’s across the online training industry revealed a wish list of specific training desires, course titles...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , Driving , online safety training

3 Things Linemen Can Do To Avoid Musculoskeletal Disorders
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3 Things Linemen Can Do To Avoid Musculoskeletal Disorders

It’s not uncommon for lineworkers to experience back and knee pain, especially later in life after they’ve been working for...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , Electrical , ewt , lock and tag , PPE , personal protective equipment , linemen

HSI October Newsletter
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HSI October Newsletter

Your monthly digest of resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: road rage , newsletter , OSHA , higher education , higher , university , utilities , ewt , Heat stress

California and FERC Order 2222 – A Case Study on What We Might Expect
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California and FERC Order 2222 – A Case Study on What We Might Expect

As we inch closer to February 2022, the energy industry is preparing and closely watching what FERC Order 2222 will...  More →

Related Topics: California and FERC Order 202

Health & Safety Institute Joins Waud Capital Family
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Health & Safety Institute Joins Waud Capital Family

September 3, 2019 —Eugene, OR—The Health & Safety Institute (HSI) today announces the closing of its acquisition by Waud Capital...  More →

Related Topics: Waud Capital , Acquisition , join

HSI Offers New Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Online Platform
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HSI Offers New Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Online Platform

HSI Learning Systems has entered the online Safety Data Sheet (SDS) marketplace, with HSI SDS Online. HSI Learning Systems is...  More →

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Arc Flash Labeling
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Arc Flash Labeling

Join HSI's Chief Safety Officer Jill James as she visits environmental health and safety professionals in their workplaces to explore...  More →

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