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Safety Round Table

AUSA Safety Committee

Machelle McNeill August 2014



Our mission is to promote continuity of best practice among utilities through their safety professionals on accident incident prevention and safety solutions. 



  • To promote and maintain the interest in safety practices and issues among AUSA member utilities. 

  • To provide an opportunity for the free discussion among utility safety professionals of safety rules, problems they are encountering and possible solutions. 

  • To inform and educate each other on safety issues, new standards, research findings, etc.

  • To help reduce the risk of workplace injuries - getting to zero.

  • To help ensure compliance with federal and state safety standards.


Round Table

Opportunity for safety professionals to meet face to face and discuss current issues. 

Agenda (as of 10-28-2014)

topic 1 - Training Overview on Pole Top Rescue, Bucket Truck and Fall Awareness – Pat McFarland, APS; Dan Jones and Cody Sandoval, SRP

  • Overview of training from member utilities

Topic 2 - Minor injuries that turn into OSHA recordable – Ky Bradley, Chuck Tomack

  • Management minor injuries

  • Preventative management

Topic 3 - Review of Incidents – David White, TEP

  • Situational Awareness

  • Complacency

  • Common trends this year

  • Representatives of each member utility would bring and review 2013 and to date incident logs







Round Table Date and Time

Wednesday 10-29 from 12:30 PM to 4:30PM


Round Table Location

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Old Town Scottsdale

3131 North Scottsdale Road

Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

Phone: (480) 675-7665




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