Join us in New Orleans September 29-October 2 for our first
Trainers Conference! This Trainers Conference will not only
provide targeted sessions for the experts to share what they
know but also for your trainer peers to share what works for
them and learn what works for you.
To provide relevant and updated lineman training solutions
that focus on the best work practices in the electric
"The operations management team is very pleased with the
caliber of apprentices who have attended the T&D PowerSkills
classes. The management team attends each field testing and
are very satisfied with the apprentices' abilities."
Packages suited for specialty environments include:
Electrical Cable Installer, Electrical Meter Installer, High
Voltage Substation, Troubleman, Telecommunications Crew
Distribution Line Replacement has recently been updated with
best-practices video, a new narrator, and 3D illustrations!
Two projects will bring low-cost renewable energy to American customers
The U.S. State Dept. has approved nearly $2 billion of high-voltage transmission lines that will bring low-cost Canadian renewable energy to the U.S. The department on Dec. 5 approved construction of the $1.2-billion New England Clean Power Link, between eastern Canada and Vermont, and last month green-lighted the $710-million Great Northern Transmission Line, between Manitoba and Minnnesota.
Twenty-three workers have been killed and 12 others injured in trench collapses from January thru November in 2016 – an alarming increase from the previous year. "There is no excuse,” said Dr. David Michaels, OSHA assistant secretary. "These fatalities are completely preventable by complying with OSHA standards that every construction contractor should know."
EEI and IBEW negotiated new compliance dates into OSHA’s timeline for enforcement of its updated standard. Among other areas, electric arc protection and FR clothing compliance dates have changed as outlined in EEI’s Exhibit C: 29 CFR 1910.269 and 29 CFR Part 1926, Subpart V–Enforcement dates: