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FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1893 Printed in the USA International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Vol. 11 No. 11 November 2017 IBEW News Rebuilding Houston Digging out, taking stock in storms afterma

2 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 Continued from page 1 This Article Might Save Your Life The New World of ArcRated Gear Luck Or the Right Gear Surviving an Arc Flash

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 3 PPE What to Wear and How to Wear It hen working energized, every job has risks, but the risks vary. What voltage and amperage How far aw

4 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 Harvey Cut Deadly Path, but IBEW Helps Recovery Effort Get off to Smooth Start Members helped neighbors and friends after nearly 50 inc

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 5 IBEW lineworkers found scenes like this one across the state of Florida. This photo was taken in St. Augustine, Fla., on Sept. 15, four

6 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 CBS, IBEW Continue LongStanding Partnership with New ThreeYear Agreement T he IBEWs relationship with CBS began before World War II.

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 7 Were the Next Wave IBEW Youth Sharpen Skills at RENEWNextGen Conference T he IBEWs annual RENEWNextGen conference brought together mo

8 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 CIRCUITS IBEW Member Elected Michigan Building Trades President Steven Claywell was unanimously elected to the secondhighest position i

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 9 for a vote in the 2018 election. Its a huge issue for us, Claywell said. The opposition is using any and all means to gather those signa

10 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 CIRCUITS Continued something I love, why wouldnt I want to do that Too often though, women and girls dont even consider the trades, sh

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 11 In Memoriam Members for Whom PBF Death Claims were Approved in September 2017 Local Surname 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

12 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES Longtime Union Activist L.U. 15 u, DOWNERS GROVE, IL Local 15 congratulates longtime member, recording secretary and Exec

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 13 Smith and Glen Wood. As another holiday season approaches, the staff at Local 51 sends you our best. We wish all our members prosperity

14 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES IBEW 191 Going Strong L.U. 191 c,i,mo,rtbst, EVERETT, WA IBEW Local 191 recently concluded a busy summer of social activ

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 15 for his act of bravery. Bro. Dixon was humble about the matter but agreed to speak to reporters only if they would mention his affiliat

16 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 LOCAL LINES Fight Back Campaign L.U. 1245 catv,em,govt,lctt,o,pet,tu, VACAVILLE, CA This summer, Local 1245 launched a memberdriven

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 17 Service Company of New Hampshire now Eversource and as a union activist, thenpresident Bill Tarallos retirement on June 30 was truly th

18 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 FROM THE OFFIC EDITORIALS E R S A Tale of Two Companies International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers The Electrical Worker was th

T h e E l e c t r i c a l Wo r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 19 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR In Word and Deed I am an 88yearold greatgrandfather, but I do feel I look at things more realistically. I am als

20 T h e E l e c t r i c a l W o r ke r N o v e m b e r 2 0 17 IBEW MEDIA Never Back Down WORLD In addition to your monthly issue of The Electrical Worker, check out the wealth of IBEWrelated infor

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