Northern Safety & Industrial
The utility industry maintains the infrastructure needed to provide electricity, gas, and water, including wastewater and sewage, to the entire country. Over 500,000 people are employed performing field repairs, keeping water flowing safely through pipes, and tending to power lines. These workers face many challenges in their day-to-day job activities, including electrocution hazards, falls from height, and long hours on the road. The industry itself faces its own set of challenges like consumer demand and cost pressure. Look to us for the products and services to help you work safely, increase productivity, improve workflow, and still attain long-term growth and profitability.
Health & Safety Hazards
Recognizing and controlling hazards is essential in averting injuries and deaths among utility workers. To prevent these incidents and remain compliant, safety programs should be structured according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. A successful program should encompass the hierarchy of controls, training on operational procedures and risks employees might encounter, as well as proper personal protective equipment (PPE). Read below about some of the regulations put in place by OSHA.