“Activate Your Safety Process Through Distance Learning”
Each Session is a one-hour webinar designed to engage students through polls, questions, and on-line responses. All sessions are at 11:00 am EST
Anyone who works in electric power operations.
Supplement safety meeting topics, on-going safety training and to provide a baseline level of education in regard to designing for safety within an electric power organization.
SD-1 Risk Assessment and Job Briefings
This session is designed to highlight the importance of identifying hazards and assigning risk when performing work.
SD-2 Flames and Electric Arcs
This session will highlight the importance of assessing work with potential electric arc exposures and developing effective controls for personal protection.
SD-3 Safety Performance Improvement – Human Performance Simplified
This session will give an overview of human performance principles and tools that can be used to identify and reduce errors in the workplace.
How well an organization performs is directly impacted by how well individuals on the team perform. But what does “performance” really mean and how is it impacted by safety? Serious incidents most often happen because a human being made a decision to do or not do something.
SD-4 Fall Protection Systems
This session will define fall protection systems and describe the appropriate use of each system.
SD-5 Safety Drift – NOD- Normalization of Deviation
This session will define safety drift, the importance of understanding when and how it occurs and what can be done to eliminate safety drift
SD-6 Confined Spaces
This session will define confined spaces and will address safe entry procedures that must be maintained.
Session 1 – August 28
Risk Assessment and Job Briefings
Session 2 – September 11
Flames and Electric Arcs
Session 3 – October 2
Safety Performance Improvement
Session 4 – October 23
Fall Protection Systems
Session 5 –November 13
Session 6 – December 4
Can’t make a live session? On-demand recordings will be available.
Pam Tompkins is President and CEO of SET Solutions, LLC. She is a 40-year veteran in the electric utility industry. Pam is a founding member of the USOLN (Utility Safety and Ops Leadership Network) and presently serves on the executive board.
She is a regular contributor to the iP magazine and other industry safety journals. As a member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) and ASSP (American Society of Safety Professionals), Pam has authored and presented technical papers on electric power safety issues at Electric Safety Workshops, national conferences, and Department of Energy EFOCG meetings.
Pam worked in the utility industry for over 20 years and has provided electric power safety consulting for the last 18 years throughout North America, Caribbean and Central America. She has supported utilities, contractors and other organizations operating electric power systems in designing and maintaining safety improvement methods and strategies for organizational excellence. She is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP), a Certified Utility Safety Administrator (CUSA) and an OSHA authorized instructor.
Matt Edmonds is Vice President of SET Solutions, LLC. He is a Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP), a Certified Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST), a Certified Instructional Trainer (CIT) and a published author with over 15 years of safety management experience. He is also an OSHA authorized instructor for General Industry and Construction standards.
Matt provides specialty safety management services for construction, general industries, and electric power organizations throughout the United States. He has been instrumental in the development of training courses designed for electric power organizations including OSHA 10- and 30-hour courses and NFPA 70E electrical training and program development services.
Matt presently works with utilities and contractors to provide technical and safety specific training, safety perception surveys, site audits and assessments, Root Cause Analysis and safety process evaluation and program development.