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2022 Lineman's Rodeo: Safety Spotlight

Oct. 7, 2022
Attend the one-and-a-half-day safety conference to learn strategies to stay safe in the line trade.

As in past years, the International LIneman's Rodeo will once again feature a safety and training conference leading up to the LIneman's Expo and Rodeo. The one-and-a-half-day learning experience will offer speaker presentations, training demonstrations and roundtable discussions.

The International LIneman's Rodeo Association (ILRA) is committed to helping promote work safe practices that improve the safe performance of line work. All attendees are invited to come hear from industry experts on topics evolving in the electric utility industry.

Here is the schedule for this year's Safety and Training Conference:

Wednesday, October 12

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM         Registration/Continental Breakfast/Welcome

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM         Personal Injury, Chad Schimpf, Ameren

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM       Heat Injury and Illness Prevention, Mike Starner, Dir, Outside Line Safety, NECA

10:30 AM -10:45 AM      Break

10:45 AM -11:45 AM      Aerial Device Material Handling Safety, Phil Doud, Sentry Safety Prog Mgr, Altec

11:45 AM -12:45 PM      Lunch

12:45 PM -1:45 PM         Linemen Safety & Tool Training, Brent Jeffries, Bierer Meters

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM          Break

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM         How Smart Linemen Use Real Situational Awareness to Improve Safety, Rich Gasaway, Trainer, Situational Awareness Matters

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM         TBD

Thursday, October 13

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM         Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM         YTEFAS, Safety Backwards, Dave Miguel

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM       Evergy Demo Trailer, Tim Boswell & Shawn Spiwak

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM     Break

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM     FR Clothing, Derek Sang, Technical Training Mgr, Bulwark

Noon                                 Expo Opens

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