Introduction– 2 minutes
A utility's most valuable asset is its operating personnel. Any injury is a waste of human resources. It's a constant battle to eliminate accidents.
Continuous Safety Improvement – 4 minutes
Every workplace can be made safer through the circular process of continuous safety improvement. How to classify accidents. Even minor incidents can suggest valuable improvements.
Controlling Hazards – 3 minutes
Hazards that can not be eliminated must be controlled. Find a safer alternative. Document, then follow all safe work practices.
Following Safety Procedures – 5 minutes
Most safety procedures were developed in response to accidents. These examples are shown: getting in and out of vehicles, protecting work areas with cones, correctly positioning ladders, shoring to prevent trench cave-ins, electrical safety during tree trimming, entry into confined spaces, meter socket checks.
Building a Positive Safety Culture – 4 minutes
Productivity and safety are allies — not enemies. By focusing on continuous safety improvement, you eliminate substandard practices that are the underlying cause of accidents. Most accidents are preventable.