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Entergy Storm Drill 2013

Getting ready for hurricane season is serious stuff. Watch behind the scenes as Entergy workers prep the power grid, the resources, and the linemen for one of the worst weather seasons of the year. At Bevins, we’re helping you stay safe, so you can help everyone else.

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Linemen from another time

Just like the brave linemen of today who bring us electricity, the cowboys of yesteryear worked around the clock and without fear. Much of their equipment looked the same too. Pride in our American Heritage is just one more reason we do what we do – keep the men on the line safe with every […]

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Heroes on Hooks

Do you know a real American hero? If you know a lineman, you do. Tell us the story of your hero in the comments below. And remember: tell him “Thank You” today for keeping the lights on. Thanks to Linemen Rock for the great image!

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We Support National Electrical Safety Month

May is National Electrical Safety Month! So take a moment to look into the resources provided by ESFI.org and make electrical safety a priority this month and all year long. Start here with some quick reminders: Electrical Safety Tips For Your Home.

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Storm Soldiers: A Film About Heroes

Storm Soldiers is a film about the linemen all across America who keep the lights on and our lives secure everyday- even in the harshest conditions. Bottom line: These men are heroes, and so are their families.

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Thank a Linemen

If you can read a book,
thank a teacher.
If you can read a book at night,
thank a lineman!

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Fail/No-Go Condition Reading

Q: What reading is considered a “fail / no-go” condition on the Hot Stick Tester? (Reference: Hubbell® / A.B.Chance® catalog # C403-3178 & C403-3179) A: Industry regulations for hot stick testing include IEEE Standard 978-1984 and OSHA Standard 1910.269(j)(2)(iii) which state: “Live-line tools used for primary employee protection shall be removed from service every 2 […]

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Tips of the Trade

Never put a cheater bar on the hoist handle. If you can’t readily take up the load with the handle that is furnished, you need a bigger hoist. Overloading a hoist can…

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