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Pictured (left to right) Board President Rod Spencer, Operations Manager Jim Dyer and General Manager Curtis Kayton.

Dyer completes intensive program in electric utility safety and loss control

Southwest Public Power District Operations Superintendent, Jim Dyer has completed an intensive program in electric utility safety and loss control.
    The Loss Control Internship is a series of workshops offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association in conjunction with the National Utility Training & Safety Education Association. The program is designed to instruct participants in many areas related to electric utility industry safety.
    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, nearly 4 million injuries occur annually in the workplace. One of the goals of a Certified Loss Control Professional is to help ensure a safe work environment for utility workers and the public in general. Avoiding workplace accidents avoids down time and can ultimately lead to lower utility rates.

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