Glen "Cookie" Cook

Glen Cook (Cookie), is an experienced and enthusiastic Public Safety Specialist. Cookie is extremely passionate about raising powerline safety awareness and received the Health and safety professional for 2020 at the Australian Work Health and Safety awards. Working as an electrician for over 30 years within the construction and utilities industries he has been first responder to serious injury/burns and fatalities due to third party accidental contact with powerlines. He educates to the broader community to the dangers of accidental contact with overhead and underground powerlines. He has worked hard to gain in-depth understanding of numerous “at risk” industries such as the Agricultural, Aviation and Construction and communicates his presentations and safety information in terms easily understood by industry. Cookie was the driving force behind the ‘Look up and Live’ app and award winning lookupandlive.com.au powerline mapping application that is assisting workers plan work near powerlines.

The Look Up and Live app has been a successful innovation in Australia, receiving Many Innovation and Safety Awards

“Look up and live,” is a notable quote when it comes to powerline safety all over the world. It is easy to say, but in practice it can be difficult for workers to see powerlines and recognize the danger. “I knew that powerline was there, I just didn’t see it!” I hear this phrase almost …

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