Designed to help field supervisors improve the productivity and safety of their field workforce by focusing on issues related to linemen such as fall protection, storm response and infrastructure upgrades.
The strongest wind storm to hit Los Angeles' power grid since 2011 knocked out power to more than 97,000 LADWP customers in mid-April. In turn, LADWP crews restored service to customers affected by wind- and debris-caused outages.
When linemen work long hours on storms, their families are often waiting and worrying at home. A Duke Energy lineworker's wife wrote a letter to thank her husband for serving as a superhero for her community.