Western Area Power Administration developed this training to help linemen comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's new fall protection standards, requiring 100% attachment and fall arrest and restraint on wood and steel structures.
Finnish high-tech company Sharper Shape executed unique test flights on September 25, 2014, near Joensuu, in Eastern Finland. For the first time in the world an unmanned Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) took off to inspect local power lines with a full set of sensors.
Power is a necessity in today's modern world. Most of us take for granted the work that it takes to build and maintain the power grid that supplies us with the electricity that powers our lives. Storm Soldiers is a film about the men who make it all happen. The linemen who work tirelessly behind the scenes so we can power our computers, heat our homes and light our lives. Danger is around every corner for linemen and the job is constantly on the top ten list for most dangerous jobs. This film is a tribute to the men and women that literally put their lives on the line everyday. Storm Soldiers has been accepted at two film festivals: DOCUTAH (http://docutah.com/) screening date is Sept. 5 at 5:20 pm. and Louisville Film Festival Oct 10-13.