Our extensive curriculum combines hands-on safety training in the field with traditional classroom instruction.
Safety training for cooperative line workers is paramount. Since 2000, TEC’s team of loss control specialists has provided electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and contractors with affordable and convenient learning opportunities that meet the industry’s highest standards. Participation in the TEC Loss Control Program is one of the most important steps in establishing a culture of safety at your organization.
TEC Loss Control Program Overview
- Training schools: Advanced Pole Climbing, Basic Pole Climbing, Digger Operator, Hotline 1-4, Metering, Regulator Recloser Capacitor, Transformer, Troubleshooting, Underground Installation and Troubleshooting, Fork Lift Certification, Defensive Driving and First Aid/CPR Training
- Delivery of monthly safety meeting presentations
- Annual Loss Control Conference
- Loss Control Scholarship Program
- Job-site safety inspections
- Maintenance of employee records for training and safety activities
- Job safety analysis assistance
- Research and development services
- Participation in national and regional job training and safety organizations
- NRECA Rural Electric Safety Accreditation Program (RESAP) coordination
- Texas Lineman’s Rodeo support
- Emergency Work Plan coordination
- Department of Labor apprenticeship program assistance
- OSHA general industry training
We provide a written, structured training program as well as coordination of the South Plains College Certified Electric Power Lineman Associate and Certified Degree programs.
Contact us for more information about the TEC Loss Control Program.
Apply for a 2023 TEC Loss Control Scholarship
Texas Electric Cooperatives Loss Control Program is proud to support students in our cooperative family. The men and women who labor in potentially dangerous occupations deserve our heartfelt thanks, and the scholarship program is one way of recognizing employee value to the organization.
Safety Watch Newsletter
TEC Loss Control publishes a bimonthly newsletter to keep you informed about the latest electric utility news in Texas, safety information and training opportunities