The Local 1245 Executive Board voted at its November member to add the name of Dan Lyday to the union’s Memorial Wall, which flanks the entry way to Weakley Hall–the union’s headquarters in Vacaville. Brother Lyday, who died Oct. 18, was a Reno-based Troubleman for NV Energy and a member of the union’s bargaining committee at NV… [Read More]
Archives for December 2009
Hot Stick Training
Apprentice Linemen at Turlock Irrigation District recently went through a week-long “hot stick” training at the TID Training Center. The training instructs apprentices in specific techniques for using hot sticks to connect and disconnect wires and to install protective insulating gear, as well as maintaining safe work distances.
Safety Report: December 2009
JOINT IBEW/PG&E SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING Below are three reports: · The Joint IBEW/PG&E Safety Committee, which met Dec. 2. · The Lineman Safety Meeting, which was held Nov. 30-Dec. 1. · The Local 1245 Safety Committee, which met Dec. 17. JOINT IBEW/PG&E SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING Painters Grounding (PG&E) On December 2nd the Joint IBEW… [Read More]