Employee and equipment safety is the number one priority in plant operations and maintenance.

August 20, 2018
Workers in control room engaged in power plant operator training

Watchstanding Principles: Standing an Active, Thoughtful Watch

When shift changeover happens and the off-going crew leaves, does the oncoming shift have a plan for the shift?  If a procedure is in progress, does […]
March 1, 2018
Electrician with PPE engaged in power plant training

Power Plant Arc Flash Training

Do you need an Arc Flash Power Plant Training Program at your facility? Probably. The harder questions to answer usually include: Who should be trained? What […]
February 22, 2018
Exterior view of cooling tower building

Condenser Water, Cooling Towers and Legionnaires’ Disease

What is Legionnaires’ Disease? Legionnaires’ disease is a caused by bacterium known as Legionella. The disease spreads when people inhale water droplets that contain the bacteria. […]
December 8, 2017
Older worker teaching younger worker as part of a Power Plant Training Program

Why Invest in Training and Documentation for Plants Scheduled for Retirement?

The Problem Over the last ten years, many of coal-fired power plants have been shut down, and many more are scheduled for “retirement.” The common scenario […]
November 20, 2017
Engineer wearing hard hat and safety vest, using radio to communicate with power plant operators.

OSHA VPP and Industrial Facilities

For Industrial Safety, there is no greater recognition than the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star status. The purpose of OSHA VPP Statuses is to “recognize […]
October 24, 2017
Silhouette of Engineers Shaking Hands in front of High Voltage Power Lines

Health and Safety at Power Plants

Health and Safety at Power Plants has minimized work place injuries over the last decade. Where Health and Safety were taboo and looked down on in […]
September 26, 2017
Lightning and Power Lines in a night storm

Hurricanes, Restoration, and Power Plant Startups

In the wake of powerful hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria, residents of Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have found themselves […]