Utility Safety Podcast by Incident Prevention Magazine
Utility Safety Solutions: Celebrating JL Matthews‘ 75th Anniversary

Utility Safety Solutions: Celebrating JL Matthews‘ 75th Anniversary

October 5, 2021

In this special episode of Utility Safety Solutions, Kurt talks with Danny Matthews and Jennifer Matthews from JL Matthews to discuss their 75th Anniversary at their celebration event in Fort Worth, Texas.  

Utility Safety Solutions is a podcast that provides utility safety and ops professionals with an in-depth look at innovative products, services and strategies that help reduce incidents and increase safety success. Incident Prevention Associate Publisher Kurt Moreland looks for the most exciting and timely solutions happening in the industry right now and sits down to talk with the folks who bring those products to you. Utility Safety Solutions is published by the team at Incident Prevention magazine. Learn more at incident-prevention.com/podcasts. 

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Special Episode: Discussing the new Utility Leadership  Book ”Frontline Leadership—The Hurdle” with Author David McPEAK

Special Episode: Discussing the new Utility Leadership Book ”Frontline Leadership—The Hurdle” with Author David McPEAK

September 28, 2021

In this special episode, we sit down with the Director of Professional Development for the Incident Prevention Institute, David McPeak, to discuss his new book, called Frontline Leadership—The Hurdle. Listeners will learn all about why the book is such an impactful and insightful read for anybody who is a utility safety leader or aspiring leader!

If you'd like a copy of the book, you can get it today at https://amzn.to/2XUSqyi

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Utility Safety Voice of Experience with Danny Raines: System Grounding for Worker Protection Against Induced Voltages

Utility Safety Voice of Experience with Danny Raines: System Grounding for Worker Protection Against Induced Voltages

September 23, 2021

In this episode, Danny offers listeners additional commentary on “System Grounding for Worker Protection Against Induced Voltages,” which he wrote about in the June-July 2021 issue of Incident Prevention magazine. You can read the article at https://bit.ly/systemgrounding.

The Voice of Experience with Danny Raines podcast is produced by the same team that publishes Incident Prevention. It delivers insights based on Danny's regular column in the magazine, also called the Voice of Experience. To listen to more episodes of this podcast, as well as other podcasts we produce, visit https://incident-prevention.com/podcasts. You can reach Danny at rainesafety@gmail.com

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Utility Safety Solutions: An Innovative Hard Hat Illumination Device that Improves Visibility & Worker Visibility

Utility Safety Solutions: An Innovative Hard Hat Illumination Device that Improves Visibility & Worker Visibility

August 13, 2021

When it comes to visibility at night, safety is impacted in two ways. Workers have to be able to clearly see what they are working on. And, workers need to be visible to others around them. That's where the Halo SL comes in, a sleek—yet extremely bright—lamp that snaps right on to a safety helmet. Kurt Moreland sits down with Max Baker from ILLUMAGEAR to talk about the Halo SL and how it improves worksite safety!

Utility Safety Solutions is a podcast that provides utility safety and ops professionals with an in-depth look at innovative products, services and strategies that help reduce incidents and increase safety success. Incident Prevention Associate Publisher Kurt Moreland looks for the most exciting and timely solutions happening in the industry right now and sits down to talk with the folks who bring those products to you. Utility Safety Solutions is published by the team at Incident Prevention magazine. Learn more at incident-prevention.com/podcasts. 

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This podcast is sponsored by T&D Powerskills. If you are looking for a comprehensive lineworker training solution, visit tdpowerskills.com today and use the exclusive podcast listener promo code podcast2021 to receive a 5% discount!

Special USOLN Episode: An Interview with the Very First CUSP All-Star, Denver DeWees from Farmington Electric

Special USOLN Episode: An Interview with the Very First CUSP All-Star, Denver DeWees from Farmington Electric

July 29, 2021

Meet Denver DeWees, the USOLN's very first CUSP All-Star, an honor given to remarkable utility safety professionals who have achieved the Certified Utility Safety Credential (CUSP). Denver is the safety coordinator for Farmington Electric Utility System, which serves 46,000 metered customers in the San Juan and Rio Arriba counties of New Mexico. One of the many things that makes Denver stand out against his industry peers is that he is one of only a few safety professionals who has also earned all four CUSP endorsements in Electric T&D, Gas, Power Generation and Civil. In this episode, we sat down to chat with Denver to learn more about the process of becoming a CUSP and how it has helped him achieve more in his career as a utility safety professional. 

To learn about how you can become a CUSP, go to USOLN.org.

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Utility Safety Solutions: A New Underground Cable Tool that Improves Ergonomics and Efficiency

Utility Safety Solutions: A New Underground Cable Tool that Improves Ergonomics and Efficiency

July 2, 2021

We always love when we see lineworkers out in the field invent new products and solutions that make the job safer and more efficient! This is why Kurt Moreland invited to this episode of the podcast Ben Schwartz from Linehand's Choice—a lineman who, along with his team, invented an excellent new tool that greatly increases the ergonomic safety and efficiency of working with underground cable. 

Utility Safety Solutions is a podcast that provides utility safety and ops professionals with an in-depth look at innovative products, services and strategies that help reduce incidents and increase safety success. Incident Prevention Associate Publisher Kurt Moreland looks for the most exciting and timely solutions happening in the industry right now and sits down to talk with the folks who bring those products to you. Utility Safety Solutions is published by the team at Incident Prevention magazine. Learn more at incident-prevention.com/podcasts. 

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This podcast is sponsored by T&D Powerskills. If you are looking for a comprehensive lineworker training solution, visit tdpowerskills.com today and use the exclusive podcast listener promo code podcast2021 to receive a 5% discount!

Utility Safety Voice of Experience with Danny Raines: Overhead Line Work, Then and Now

Utility Safety Voice of Experience with Danny Raines: Overhead Line Work, Then and Now

June 2, 2021

In this episode, Danny offers listeners additional commentary on “Overhead Line Work, Then and Now,” which he wrote about in the June-July 2021 issue of Incident Prevention magazine. You can read the article at https://incident-prevention.com/ip-articles/overhead-line-work-then-and-now.

The Voice of Experience with Danny Raines podcast is produced by the same team that publishes Incident Prevention. It delivers insights based on Danny's regular column in the magazine, also called the Voice of Experience. To listen to more episodes of this podcast, as well as other podcasts we produce, visit https://incident-prevention.com/podcasts.

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This podcast is sponsored by T&D Powerskills. If you are looking for a comprehensive lineworker training solution, visit tdpowerskills.com today and use the exclusive podcast listener promo code podcast2021 to receive a 5% discount!

Utility Safety In Depth: What Utilities & Contractors Need to Know About UTV & ATV Safety

Utility Safety In Depth: What Utilities & Contractors Need to Know About UTV & ATV Safety

May 27, 2021

Utility task vehicles (UTVs) and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are becoming increasingly popular transportation options for lineworkers who need to traverse difficult terrain to access work sites. In this episode, Kate Wade talks to Ty Fenton of Safety One Training about what utility and contractor organizations should consider when purchasing, training on and using these vehicles. 

This episode is an extension of “Building an ATV/UTV Training Program for Utilities and Contractors,” an article featured in the June-July 2021 issue of Incident Prevention magazine. To read the article – and to sign up for your very own complimentary subscription to the utility industry's best safety publication – visit incident-prevention.com. Each episode of the Utility Safety In Depth podcast is hosted by Kate Wade, who dives deeper into the articles featured in Incident Prevention through extended conversations with their authors.

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Utility Safety Solutions: Talking About a New RFID Product and a Recent Acquisition with Jelco‘s Kat Lea

Utility Safety Solutions: Talking About a New RFID Product and a Recent Acquisition with Jelco‘s Kat Lea

May 27, 2021

Kurt Moreland sits down with Jelco's Kat Lea to discuss an exciting new radio-frequency identification tag product -- EZE Track -- which will offer utilities the ability to track all of their products and product records, inspection logs and instruction manuals via cloud-based technology. Kurt and Kat also talk about Jelco's acquisition of Elk River Inc.  

Utility Safety Solutions is a podcast that provides utility safety and ops professionals with an in-depth look at innovative products, services and strategies that help reduce incidents and increase safety success. Incident Prevention Associate Publisher Kurt Moreland looks for the most exciting and timely solutions happening in the industry right now and sits down to talk with the folks who bring those products to you. Utility Safety Solutions is published by the team at Incident Prevention magazine. Learn more at incident-prevention.com/podcasts. 

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This podcast is sponsored by T&D Powerskills. If you are looking for a comprehensive lineworker training solution, visit tdpowerskills.com today and use the exclusive podcast listener promo code podcast2021 to receive a 5% discount!

Special Episode: How the Utility Safety Conference Has Grown and How it Will Evolve to Meet Utility Safety & Ops Professionals‘ Needs

Special Episode: How the Utility Safety Conference Has Grown and How it Will Evolve to Meet Utility Safety & Ops Professionals‘ Needs

April 26, 2021

The Utility Safety Virtual Conference on May 4-6 will mark the 16th year of its existence. From its start as a small, humble gathering of utility safety and operations professionals back in 2005, it has evolved into an event that now hosts hundreds of attendees and exhibitors twice a year. In this episode, we sit down with the creator of both Incident Prevention magazine and the conference, Carla Housh, and the event coordinator of the conference, Melissa Housh, to talk about what makes this event so important to those who work in the highly-specialized area of utility safety. 

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