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As of September 26, 2017

T&D Worksite Shock Protection Strategies

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The electric power industry has long recognized the need to protect workers aloft and on the ground from dangerous voltages that can occur during construction and maintenance operations on overhead transmission and distribution (T&D) lines.

Effectively Recruiting and Retaining Field Supervisors and Project Managers

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To effectively retain field supervisors, a formal plan-which should include a recruitment plan, a training plan, an induction process, a career development plan, and a motivational strategy-is required.

Guide for Addressing Electrical Installation Seismic Requirements

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To completely assimilate the new seismic requirements may take some time because it involves too many players. To help electrical contractors prepare for such a challenge, the objective of this study is to provide necessary information for electrical contractors to deal with the impact of the IBC seismic requirements.

Impact of Overtime on Electrical Labor Productivity: A Measured Mile Approach

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Electrical contractors are frequently faced with the need to compress or accelerate the construction schedule as a result of added scope, delays and/or a late start of activities. The most common approach to schedule acceleration is the use of overtime.