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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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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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Bevins Hits Distributech 2017

At DistribuTECH, we work with the guys who make it happen, our Hubbell distributors, to communicate just how our tools are the best way to keep linemen heading home to their families each night.

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2017 Chili Bowl

Bevins Preps for Chili Bowl 2017

Bevins is sending its best man and Midget into the race for Chili Bowl 2017 at Tulsa’s Quick Trip Center! It’s the best way to spend Friday the 13th this year. So join this weekend for the best thing in winter.

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Storm Soldiers II

This movie is about telling the story of linemen. A story that begins and ends with sacrifice. The real life tales of hard work, sacrifice, kindness toward your fellow man, and strength in the face of knee-weakening danger.

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How a Strong Safety Culture Saves Lives

A strong safety culture is crucial to any utility company, job site management, or team of linemen on the line. Not only should they be aware of likely risks and problems, but the lines of communication should be open at all times.

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