Linemen

Thank a Lineman this October During National Co-Op Month

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This October, Lug-All is celebrating National Co-Op Month by standing with the electric cooperatives that provide service to 42 million people across 47 states. There are 838 electric cooperatives nationwide, employing over 72,000 people. These cooperatives are 100% owned and managed by their consumer-members, allowing the businesses to focus on meeting the needs of their…

LINEMEN: OUR UNRECOGNIZED PUBLIC SERVICE HEROES

There are plenty of professions that require workers to complete dangerous tasks for our wellbeing, and many of those professions are recognized. But, one such profession that is frequently overlooked is that of a lineman. Electrical linemen are the first people on the scene during and directly after a storm when the power goes out.…

ELECTRICAL LINEMEN LINGO PART DEUX

We were having so much fun compiling the list of linemen slang that we couldn’t fit it all into one post! Check out part one here. Lineman have used slang terms for decades in the electric utility industry. Some of these terms are outdated, while many are still used to communicate quickly and effectively. There…

Electrical Linemen Lingo

Lineman have used slang terms for decades in the electric utility industry. Some of these terms are outdated, while many are still used to communicate quickly and effectively. There are multiple versions of the Lineman’s Slang Dictionary, but we have compiled a few of our favorites from around the nation for your information and entertainment!…

Professional Linemen: Avoiding Life-Threatening Accidents

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It takes a certain type of person to work on energized power lines, climb poles, and open switches on a daily basis. Linemen and women are generally tough, physically fit, and knowledgeable about the many types of conditions that can occur in their line of work. Linemen spend most of their work days in all…

Safety 101: The Dielectric Properties of Web Strap Hoists

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Lug-All Web Strap Hoists are designed for overhead maintenance and construction of energized power lines. The web strap is not an insulating live-line tool, which means if it becomes wet or dirty, the strap loses some of its dielectric properties. But, when it’s clean and dry, it does have dielectric properties typically associated with nylon…