Day: June 14, 2018

Increased Road Safety and Work Zone Awareness Inspire Hanschke

Increased Road Safety and Work Zone Awareness Inspire Hanschke Peter Caulfield | Journal of Commerce Sarina Hanschke did not set out to become an advocate for roadside workers facing uniquely hazardous working conditions. Her original career plan was to be a teacher. But even the best ideas sometimes change in life and today Hanschke is …

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Utilities Deploy Drones to Keep Birds from Nesting on Poles

Utilities Deploy Drones to Keep Birds from Nesting on Poles Betsy Lillian | Unmanned Aerial Online FirstEnergy says its electric utilities are deploying drones to inspect the nests of protected birds of prey. FirstEnergy’s 10 electric distribution companies serve customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. According to the company, drones offer …

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Health and Safety Authority Warns of Risks of Excavation Work

Health and Safety Authority Warns of Risks of Excavation Work Irish Examiner The Health and Safety Authority has begun an inspection and awareness campaign targeting the construction sector. Five workers have died during excavations or been buried in excavated earth over the past five years. HSA agents will inspect construction sites nationwide over the next …

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Industry Professionals, First Responders Attend Pipeline Safety Training

Industry Professionals, First Responders Attend Pipeline Safety Training Staff Reports | Midland Reporter-Telegram Texas811 held its annual Permian Basin Safety Day Tuesday at the Horseshoe to continue its emphasis on improving pipeline safety by calling 811 before digging. Ketha Molina, damage prevention manager with Texas811, said there are millions of miles of pipeline located throughout the …

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