Overhead and Underground Electrical Safety Workshop

Making contact with an energized power line can be deadly. Don't let that happen to you.

Where: PERA Club, 1 E. Continental Dr., Tempe (View Map)
Parking is limited, please carpool if possible.
Date: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
Time: 6:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Check-in begins at 5:30 a.m.

Información en español disponible aquí.

Each year SRP hosts a free workshop that covers the potential hazards of coming in contact with overhead and underground power lines, which run throughout Valley neighborhoods. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the workshop.

The workshop is intended for anyone who works in landscaping, tree trimming, excavating, roofing, HVAC, painting or uses scaffolding on the job.

Upcoming workshop

The next workshop will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at the PERA Club in Tempe.

  • Workshop attendance is limited to the first 400 registrants.
  • Employers may register multiple current employees.
  • Participants must be 18 or older.
  • Presentations and materials will be available in English and Spanish. Headsets will be provided to workshop participants who prefer Spanish.
  • Lunch and a chance to win raffle prizes is included.

Topics covered

The following topics are typically, but not always, covered during the workshop and the presentations vary every year.

  • Live overhead and underground electrical safety demonstrations
  • Safe work practices
  • Arc flash exposure and step potential
  • Vehicular accidents and staying safe
  • Tailboards
  • Tree trimming job briefing
  • Crane safety
  • Blue stake
  • ADOSH updates


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