Category Archives: Dangerous Jobs

Linemen Bringing Light to Guatemala

In this century, we expect that most people have some form of electricity at their disposal. But sadly, this is only true for most of us. Two villages in the region of Ixcán near the Mexican border, have never heard of electricity. That is, until now.


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Linemen, Lineman, Safety, Dangerous Jobs

Bevins Company History

Three generations of the Bevins family have brought safety and efficiency to the dangerous jobs linemen do. Rich Bevins and his father have some valuable history to tell about Bevins Co., the life of linemen, and how keeping these guys safe on the line has been their number 1 priority for generations.


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Power Linemen & Winter Storm Safety

We asked Marty, one of our resident experts and a former power lineman, what he thought was the most important thing to remember when working on the line during winter storms. Take notes from this veteran lineman and you’re likely to stay alive and prevent accidents from happening around you.


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dangerous jobs, linemen, volunteers

Linemen: Doing the Most Good

It’s the season of giving and thankfulness. This year, we thought we’d share a story with you about a group of linemen who took vacation time to volunteer to do the most good in a tiny village desperately in need of electricity and the economic boost it provides.


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Bevins’ History & Lineman Safety

In 1943, after a death involving a member of his crew, Marvin Bevins worked for three weeks, day and night, to invent the Analog Phasing Tester. There, Bevins Co. began its history of creating the best linemen safety tools available. Read more to discover the full history.


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Wisdom from a Veteran Lineman

Recently, we had a conversation with Steve – a linemen who’s been working the job for 30 years. When he started as a lineman, they only had a 240V light bulb and a 1V meter as test equipment. Here are his words to his fellow linemen.


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LINEMAN SAFETY TOOLS

Raising Awareness for Linemen Safety

Team Bevins has been traveling the country with Team Hubbell, demonstrating linemen safety tools and technology and raising awareness about the risks linemen take and the best new ways to prevent accidents. We recently hit events like SWEDE and the APPA Lineman Rodeo. Find out where we’ll be next!


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Bevins Takes on Denver’s Blucifer

One day I encountered Blucifer. I didn’t want to think about dead artisans, creepy airport paintings and cursed horses. I’d come to remind everyone that safety really does matter in the electric utility industry, and to discuss the newest innovations and ideas we’re developing at Bevins.


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