Trainers Conference

Register now for the 2023 Trainers Conference and Tradeshow,
with new session topics and speakers, geared toward

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Our Mission

To provide relevant and updated lineman training solutions
that focus on the best work practices in the electric
utility industry.

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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.

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New Product

We are pleased to introduce our new training aid for
checking lineworkers' knowledge of transformer connections.

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Program Updates

Our new Transformer Connections 1 + 2 updates are now
available for purchase! We broke up the original unit into
two comprehensive units, covering basic theory to advanced
application, with new narrator footage and high-definition

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New Training Unit Update Release

T&D PowerSkills is pleased to announce the launch of it's updated Cable Splicing 1 training unit. Cable Splicing 1  has been updated to comply with the latest OSHA regulations and Industry Best Practices. The updated training unit features new high definition video, graphics, 3D simulations, and modern equipment.

US Approves $2 Billion of Canada Cross-Border Transmission

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.

OSHA: Increase in trenching injuries and deaths is preventable

Trenching Injuries and Deaths Chart

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."

OSHA Enforcement Dates for Regulations related to ARC Flash Hazards

OSHA Enforcement Dates for Regulations related to ARC Flash Hazards

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: