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More training wraps for utility linemen safety

More local lineman were sent for safety training. Mathew Maggard and Zack Farmer, employee(s) of White River Valley Electric Cooperative, Branson, attended the Overhead and Aerial Basket School at the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives Training Center on April 24-27 in Jefferson City.

The course emphasized safe and efficient live line work practices and procedures to the class. Field instruction focused on the proper application of protective insulating equipment, live line tools and aerial devices utilized when installing and maintaining energized lines and equipment.

AMEC training staff and instructors from several of Missouri’s electric cooperatives were assisted by Paul Beck of Terex and Jason Dettmar of AB Chance during the school.

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