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Workplace Safety Measures and Risks in the Utility Sector


The utility sector is a broad term that encompasses companies who provide water, sewage services, electricity, dams, and natural gas. This sector is worth addressing – they provide the public with the necessary commodities that we require to carry out our everyday lives. Within the United States, there are over 3,300 utility companies with the largest being NextEra Energy, Duke Energy, and

Safe Practices For Workers in the Water Sector

Effective safety practices for companies in the water utility sector are the building blocks of a successful company. Therefore, it isn’t surprising that most companies have established comprehensive safety policies, procedures, and protocols to protect their people. In this article, we will cover the main safety risks of working in the water industry and some safe practices that will help to mitigate these hazards.  

What is Connected Safety for Workers?

We’ve all seen the buzz word #connectedsafety on the web recently and you might have been asking what is Connected Safety and how should I apply it to my work? Connected Safety is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform designed to connect workers, places, and equipment, and help organizations to facilitate improvements in worker safety, workflow, and safety process automation. So what does this mean? Let’s break it down.

The 2019 COS Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards for Lone Worker Monitoring

Scatterling is excited to share to our users and blog readers that we have been chose to be on the list of companies nominated in Lone Worker Monitoring for the 2019 Canadian Occupation Safety Readers Choice Awards by Thomson Reuters. 

Top USA health and safety Twitter feeds to follow

Twitter is a buzzing ground of useful information that is easily accessible.  As of 2019 there are 69 million users in the US and 261 million international users as it is one of the largest active social media sites in the world.  Depending on how many people you follow, your twitter feed can get overwhelming with hundreds of tweets being posted each hour.  Here’s a list (in no particular order) of some of the most influential health and safety twitter feeds you need to follow in 2019 :