Mark Werndorf is an Associate Consultant with SET Solutions. He is a Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) with over 38 years of electric power experience. Mark completed his apprenticeship as a lineman/splicer and he worked as a journeyman, a senior journeyman / trouble shooter, a line foreman and a Safety Supervisor for one of the largest public owned utilities in the US.
While working in the Safety Section, Mark lead many projects including a system wide Arc Flash hazard policy, AEDs, battery operated ergonomic tools, procedures for new line material (fiberglass, concrete and steel) and first-generation ground to ground fall protection. Mark was also instrumental in conducting root cause analysis investigations on several serious accidents leading to engineered hazard mitigations, better practices, revised safety rules and procedures.
Mark has expertise to provide electric power safety management process development and implementation by utilizing safety by design techniques. He works with clients to better understand Minimum Approach Distances (MAD), protective cover, personal protective grounding, high and low voltage metering, storm and restoration work, transformer theory, communication and job briefings, field ergonomics along with many other electric power applications.