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Bucket Rescue for Electrical Workers
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Bucket Rescue for Electrical Workers

Bucket Rescue is the topic for this safety training tip episode. Knowing the proper procedures for a bucket rescue can...  More →

Sling Safety for Electrical Workers
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Sling Safety for Electrical Workers

Slings are used on many worksites to help hoist loads. This safety training tip video offers lineworkers guidelines for working...  More →

Overhead Line Safety for Electrical Workers
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Overhead Line Safety for Electrical Workers

Accidental contact with live overhead power lines can cause serious injuries, and even death. Work involving tall vehicles or non-dielectric...  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

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 →

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 →

Systemic Safety
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Systemic Safety

People, training, and preparation. Safety and human resources professionals know that employers should never overlook those three things. Understanding and...  More →

Lockout/Tagout
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Lockout/Tagout

According to OSHA, failure to control hazardous energy accounts for nearly 10 percent of serious accidents in many industries. Safety...  More →

Power
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Power

Industrial skills training covers the power industry, including generation, transmission, and distribution, providing solutions to support the reliability of the...  More →

HSI Acquires Vivid Learning Systems
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HSI Acquires Vivid Learning Systems

HSI is proud to welcome Vivid Learning Systems, one of the nation's fastest-growing providers of online safety training, to our...  More →

Related Topics: Acquisition , Acquire , Vivid , safety training , safetyt , Training

What’s the difference between an unqualified and a qualified electric worker?
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What’s the difference between an unqualified and a qualified electric worker?

OSHA and the NFPA have specific definitions for a qualified electric worker – basically, someone who is trained and knowledgeable...  More →

Related Topics: qualified electrical worker , Electrical Safety , NFPA 70E , NFPA , OSHA

Power
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Power

The power industry impacts everyone’s life with the touch of a button. Keeping the lights on is your industry’s key...  More →

Health & Safety Institute Acquires Vivid Learning Systems
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Health & Safety Institute Acquires Vivid Learning Systems

The leader in workplace safety, compliance and emergency training has acquired one of the leading sources for safety training online...  More →

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Qualified Electric Worker (QEW) – Everything you Need to Know to Comply with OSHA 1910.332 & 1910.333
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Qualified Electric Worker (QEW) – Everything you Need to Know to Comply with OSHA 1910.332 & 1910.333

It’s not just regulatory compliance. In the last 10 years, more than 20,000 workers were injured in workplace electrical accidents...  More →

About The NFPA 2015 70E Standard Revision
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About The NFPA 2015 70E Standard Revision

For 2015, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has brought forward a critical revision to its standard for electrical safety...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical , Electrical Safety , nfpa70e , ewt , OSHA , Training

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

True Stories in Safety Training
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True Stories in Safety Training

In 2011, OSHA fined a company in Illinois called AMD Industries. OSHA fined them $1.2 million dollars. Some of the...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Driving , Electrical , hr , online safety training , OSHA , PPE , safety pro

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

What Makes a Qualified Electric Worker?
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What Makes a Qualified Electric Worker?

Any business with employees who work on electrical equipment faces the challenge of determining who is a qualified worker. The...  More →

Related Topics: electrical worker , Electrical Safety , Electrical Compliance , 1910.26 , NFPA 70E , 1910.333

Building Materials Company Enhances Efficiencies by Developing Qualified Electric Worker Program
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Building Materials Company Enhances Efficiencies by Developing Qualified Electric Worker Program

A small building materials company with 65 years of experience needed to improve efficiencies. One area they identified was electrical...  More →

Preparing Your Organization for Electrical Compliance
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Preparing Your Organization for Electrical Compliance

Today's guest blog is from Jerry Laws of Occupational Health & Safety magazine. There were many changes and updates made...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical Compliance , Electrical , Electrical Safety

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

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 →

Tackling OSHA’s Top 10 Citations: Q & A: Arc Flash Studies
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Tackling OSHA’s Top 10 Citations: Q & A: Arc Flash Studies

Q: “When do you need to have an arc flash study conducted? Any tips on starting the process?” A: There...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA

Managing the Safety Risks of a Construction Contractor
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Managing the Safety Risks of a Construction Contractor

Very few construction contractors self-perform all of the necessary trades to complete a project. A general contractor (GC) is commonly...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , Compliance , Construction , exposure , hr , OSHA

Electrical Compliance
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Electrical Compliance

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

Electrical Pole Top Rescue
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Electrical Pole Top Rescue

Consequently, accidents happen that leave workers injured and high above the ground, helpless. When situations like this occur, workers must...  More →

Electrical Safety Infographic
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Electrical Safety Infographic

According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), electrical fatalities in the U.S. in 2016 increased by 15% from the...  More →

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Honoring Worker Memorial Day
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Honoring Worker Memorial Day

Shamus and Kortney are Judy’s sons. Both sons died on-the-job, almost exactly one year apart from each other. Shamus died...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , online training , osha standards , safety training

Holiday Electrical Safety
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Holiday Electrical Safety

For many families, holiday lights in and around the house are a beloved part of the season. If you’re in...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical Safety

Improving Temp Worker Safety
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Improving Temp Worker Safety

A Growing Industry The temporary employment sector is a massive economic engine, but, as it continues to grow, safety professionals...  More →

Related Topics: Safety

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 →

CPR and OSHA’s Latest Electrical Power Regulation
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CPR and OSHA’s Latest Electrical Power Regulation

OSHA has scheduled April 11, 2014 as the publication date for its final rule (regulation) on Electric Power Generation, Transmission...  More →

Related Topics: CPR , 24-7 EMS

Why Tech Businesses Need to Care About Worker Safety
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Why Tech Businesses Need to Care About Worker Safety

You know what? You’re right. The risk of occupational injuries and illnesses is lower in the tech industry, statistically speaking...  More →

Related Topics: active shooter , Compliance , Driver safety , Electrical , Electrical Safety , emergency response

Arc Flash Prevention
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Arc Flash Prevention

Arc flash. That term is used a lot in safety training, but for some of those unfamiliar with the phrase...  More →

Central Utilities
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Central Utilities

Whether you’re a university or college, manufacturing facility, hotel, resort, or hospital, our online training content helps onboard new employees...  More →

Oil and Gas Industry Safety Concerns
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Oil and Gas Industry Safety Concerns

Workers in the petroleum and energy sectors know that oil and gas work can be dangerous business. According to an...  More →

Related Topics: OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY , oil

Stand-down for Fall Prevention
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Stand-down for Fall Prevention

While preventing falls where workers use ladders and lifts to carry out their job duties is a year-round task for...  More →

Related Topics: Falls , Fall proctection , fall prevention

PER-005
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PER-005

You’re required to have a PER-005 compliant training program. The good news is an effective training program is a compliant...  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

Hand Safety and Injury Prevention
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Hand Safety and Injury Prevention

Hand injuries happen in a flash, but their impact can last forever. Some workers lose hands; others develop an infection...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , Compliance , Electrical , Hand Safety , OSHA , Workplace

Construction Focus Four: The Top Four Construction Hazards, and Tips to Avoid Them
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Construction Focus Four: The Top Four Construction Hazards, and Tips to Avoid Them

Construction is one of the largest employers in the U.S., employing hundreds of thousands of workers in assorted trades. It...  More →

Related Topics: Construction , Construction fo , construction hazards , construction industry , construction site

A New Entry for OSHA’s Top Ten
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A New Entry for OSHA’s Top Ten

OSHA’s Top Ten Most Cited Violations is a familiar list to anyone in EHS. It’s an annual snapshot of the...  More →

Related Topics: Top 10 , OSHA

A Decade with OSHA’s Outreach Training Program
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A Decade with OSHA’s Outreach Training Program

Eight million, eight hundred forty-six thousand, three hundred and eighty-two (8,846,382) That is how many workers have been trained in...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , OSHA 10 , OSHA 30 , Compliance , hr

All About OSHA's "Focus Four" Construction Hazards
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All About OSHA's "Focus Four" Construction Hazards

In the construction industry, certain hazards are present every day on the job site. To better understand and avoid these...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , online safety training , OSHA , osha standards , PPE , Training

Power Plant Safety
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Power Plant Safety

Power plants are complex environments that house high-voltage equipment, flammable materials, and hazardous chemicals. A momentary lapse in safety protocols...  More →

Related Topics: accident , coal , Electrical , Electrical Safety , Electrical Compliance , ewt , nfpa70e , lock

Hazardous Effects of Hazardous Energy – Stay Safe and in Control
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Hazardous Effects of Hazardous Energy – Stay Safe and in Control

Well thought-out plans to control hazardous energy prevent 50,000 injuries and 120 deaths a year, according to OSHA. Hazardous energy...  More →

Related Topics: Hazards , hazaradous

How Workplaces Can Fight Human Trafficking
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How Workplaces Can Fight Human Trafficking

I imagine most of us do not give human trafficking a second thought, until we travel through an airport and...  More →

Related Topics: Empower , Crisis Management , ethics , Culture

Q & A: OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards
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Q & A: OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards

Question: “Does OSHA have a "high-risk" hazard list, like combustible dust, or lack of FR clothing in facilities with Flash...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Construction , Electrical , fall protection , OSHA , osha standards

OSHA’s Required Training Frequencies
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OSHA’s Required Training Frequencies

OSHA Required Training for Most Workplaces EMERGENCY RESPONSE OSHA REQUIRED: YES OSHA REGULATION: 1917; 1910.35 – 1019.38; 1926.159 This is...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , OSHA , Training , safety training

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