Safety

Safety always, anywhere, anytime.

Safety Reminders

All safety reminders are in Adobe PDF format and require the Adobe PDF reader software which you can download at:  http://www.adobe.com/reader to download a copy to your computer, right click on the link and select “save target as”.

 

10 Commandments of Lineman SafetyAccident Illness & Injury Summary for 2005
ASTM Rubber ChartBusy Time of Year Stay Safe
DOT & Speed Limits
Rubber Glove Testing Info
Holiday SafetyIf Its NOT grounded, Its NOT DEAD
In-Field Rubber Glove CareMinimum Approach Distances
Play Hard but Play SafePreventing Cold Stress Injuries
Protecting Your Eyes and SeatbeltsSafe Backing Procedures and Accident
Safety Reminder & PP&ESeatbelt Myths
Storm 2006 Safety MemoWhy Buckle Up?
Winter DrivingWinter Safety and Cold Stress Prevention

Foreman Documents:

 

Company Electronic Microsoft Excel TimesheetCompany Electronic Adobe PDF Timesheet
Company Electronic Excel Tailgate Meeting FormCompany Electronic PDF Tailgate Form
Do Not Operate TagOne Shot Hold Tag
Outage Door Note

  • The best safety and health programs involve every level of the organization instilling a safety culture that reduces accidents for workers.  When Safety and Health are part of the organization and a way of life, everyone wins.
  • An effective safety and health program makes all the difference in preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The result is lower accident-related costs. Other benefits include reduced absenteeism, lower turnover, higher productivity, and improved employee morale. And it’s the right thing to do.
  • Our goal is a solid commitment to safety by implementing a safety and health program that benchmarks the power line construction industry.
  • We recognize that our daily operations involve various hazards.  We also believe accidents and risks can be greatly reduced if everyone understands and follows safe work practices.
  • We have an aggressive on site random drug testing program that meets both state, federal and DOT guidelines that is implemented quarterly.
  • We promote safety in the workplace at all levels through an environment of teamwork, trust, education and training.  Based on measurable criteria, Red Rock Power has established an enviable standard of safety excellence in the power line construction industry.  Everyone in our company has a voice in safety through our “total work force” safety committee.
  • We are proud of our accomplishments in the area of safety and health.  We have made a bold commitment to a higher standard.  We strive for zero accidents, reinforcing our company’s commitment to safety as our foremost priority.
  • For our clients, Red Rock Power’s tradition of safety means lower insurance rates, better morale and greater productivity.
  • The single most important factor in the prevention of accidents is a positive attitude toward safety.
  • A positive attitude toward safety makes a safer work crew.

Red Rock Power, Inc. Safety & Training Manager
Loren Skoyen – lskoyen@outbackpower.net

 

Safety Related Links

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
National Safety Council
Merchant Training & Safety Program
Montana State Safety Library Links
San Isabel Electric Association, Inc. 
Safety Page

One Call Locators, LTD
Call Before You Dig
Electric and gas dangers
Snake Bites
Lightning
Seat Belt Use
Bee Stings
Fireworks
Drowning

 

Odds of Dying in an Accident

All Accidents: 1 in 36
Motor vehicle accident: 1 in 81
Falling: 1 in 36
Skin Cancer: 1 in 501
Drowning:  1 in 889
Electric current:  1 in 6,430
Lightning:  1 in 55,928
Explosive gases:  1 in 58,724
Hornets, wasps and bees:  1 in 76,597
Fireworks:  1 in 271,034
Snakes, lizards and spiders:  704,688

Sources: National Safety Council, National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau and the American Cancer Society