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All You Need to Know

Ever wonder what’s going on the wide world of linemen, but don’t have time to read through all the trade rags? We’ve compiled some of the best news from the industry right here on Bevins to keep you up-to-date.

Keepin’ It Safe

Just Breathe
For linemen, respirators protect against environments with insufficient oxygen levels, harmful airborne dust, fog, smoke, mist, gases, vapors and sprays. Without respiratory protection, these hazards can result in serious health conditions, such as cancer, lung impairment, diseases or even death. 
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Tales from the Grid

NYISO Opens New Power Control Center
At nearly 2,300 sq ft, the NYISO new control center’s video wall is more than 1,000 sq ft larger than the big board at the NYISO’s previous facility. The latest digital monitoring techniques will enhance grid reliability and security throughout the state and region. Read more…

Storm Season

Hardening the Grid
The power industry is gearing up like never before to battle storms. Careers in this industry are sure to be impacted as utilities, regulators and the general public agree that no one wants to suffer ever again the massive outages caused by the disastrous weather events of the last two decades. Read More

Good Reminders

Winter Weather Wisdom
Winter has arrived and the temperatures are brutal, especially for those working outside. Single digit and below zero temperatures are very common in many parts of the U.S. and many face the challenge of keeping their lineman warm at outdoor and poorly heated work sites. During these times of extreme weather, follow these 8 tips for how utility lineman can prepare for winter storms. read more

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