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Member Training & Safety

Train and certify electric utility employees through the ECG Institute for Utility Training; offering a variety of safety programs, ECG’s U.S. Department of Labor Certified Apprenticeship Program (3yrs), and Soft Skills Training. Some topics and training include:

  • Hot Work
  • First Aid /CPR
  • DOT Flagging
  • Accident Investigation
  • Tools for training elected officials and staff in becoming effective twenty-first-century leaders
  • Programs to help personnel flourish
  • Other industry-specific workshops

Safety Meetings are conveniently offered at member utility facilities ten months each year. They offer a collection of safety and training topics specific to the electric utility employee. Safety meetings are conducted by experienced journeymen linemen with decades of hands-on experience in the field. Each program is interactive, professional, and meets all regulatory requirements.

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Jon Beasley

Vice President, Training & Safety


Jon Beasley

Upcoming Events

7
February 2022

WAPA Apprentice Class Lab C

8 AM EST

ECG’s Powerline Workers Apprenticeship Program is a three-year certification designed to enhance utility employees’ knowledge and skills in this field. Powerline workers are responsible for building, improving, and maintaining the poles and wires that… read more

8
February 2022

Meterman Class 5B

8 AM EST

ECG’s one-year Meterman Certification Program features topics such as safe metering work practices, metering terminology, and definitions, as well as an in-depth look at single-phase and polyphase meters. Also included is a comprehensive look at instrument… read more

14
February 2022

Apprentice Class 60B

8 AM EST

ECG’s Powerline Workers Apprenticeship Program is a three-year certification designed to enhance utility employees’ knowledge and skills in this field. Powerline workers are responsible for building, improving, and maintaining the poles and wires that… read more

23
February 2022

ECG Board Meeting

10 AM EST

Board meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of every month at the MEAG Training Facility in Forsyth, Georgia unless notified differently. Meetings start promptly at 10:00 am. Click here to view ECG Board-approved minutes from previous… read more

2
March 2022

Advanced Lineworker Program Module 1

8 AM EST

ECG’s One-Year Advanced Lineworker Program is designed to build on the knowledge and skills lineworkers already possess. It is the next step in developing your Lineworker. Four Modules MODULE 1 Distribution System CoordinationCustomer and Employee… read more

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