Welcome to the Safety Microsite - your navigation system and guide to resources, education and networking for your area of interest.  


RMEL’s Safety Section is a community of industry professionals dedicated to sharing, networking and solutions of all issues related to workplace safety at production, transmission, distribution and management facilities in the utility industry.

Safety Regional Events

Bring an RMEL safety class to your location or region. Choose from the list of ideas below (which includes some past/current RMEL offerings), and/or let us know of specific topics you'd like to focus on. RMEL has a contact list of many highly-respected instructors. We will also work with our Section Education Committees and the RMEL network to design a custom class tailored to your needs. These are not scheduled events, and are specifically designed to custom-fit your needs and timetable.   

Safety Courses: 
Electrical Safety and Lockout/Tagout
Arc Flash
OSHA 10-Hour Certification  
Investigating Utility Accidents
Surviving a Utility Disaster - Before, During and After
Safe Operation and Maintenance of Breakers and Switchgear
Practical High Voltage Safety for Engineers and Technicians
Recommendations and Corrective Actions Report
Electrical Safety Audits and Inspections
Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Electrical Worker Skill Assessment
Electrical Safety Program Development (OSHA/NFPA70E/NFPA70B)
Electrical Safety for Electrical Power Generation and Transmission and Distribution
Investigating and Documenting Accidental Public Contacts with Power and Communication Utility Facilities
Registered Safety Officer Training
Egress and Emergency Actions Plans
Electrical Hazards and NFPA 70E (Overview, 600 Volts+, Less Than 600 Volts)  
Ergonomics for Heavy Equipment
First Aid Basics and Medical Emergencies
Materials Handling and Storage Around Heavy Equipment
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Various
"Spill Prevention, Control and  Countermeasures (SPCC)"
Excavation and Trenching Safety
Fall Protection
Hand and Power Tool Safety
Hazard Communication
Health Hazards in Construction
Industrial Ergonomics
Introduction to OSHA for Construction
OSHA 300 Recordkeeping
Confined Space Training
Contractor Safety
Driver Safety
NESC Workshop
Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls  
Respiratory Protection
Tree Trimming Safety
Workplace Violence Prevention

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Member Directory - RMEL members, use the directory to help you find the people and answers you’re looking for.
Registration Lists - You can also access past registration lists to find out who you’ll meet at RMEL events and obtain contact information for registrants.

RMEL Safety Section Committee Members

Dean Larson, Kansas City Power & Light (Chair)
Dave McCormack, Xcel Energy  (Vice Chair)
Jeff Allen, Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association
Chuck Hendry, Austin Energy
Brian Moore, Platte River Power Authority
Angela Ott, Arizona Public Service 
Bradley Palu, Nebraska Public Power District 
John Woodard, Western Area Power Administration 

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RMEL members, an extensive library of presentations is your knowledge bank of diverse information you can put to work today. Find safety information focused on any type of job responsibility, and narrow in on critical issues at your organization.