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Out of the Fire

Dustin Lauf, Regional Supervisor, CNUC California is a beautiful place to live. We Californians get to enjoy winding rivers, clear lakes, scenic mountains and miles upon miles of oceanic views. However, living in California isn’t always easy. In addition to winter, spring, summer and fall, Californians also go through the most dreaded season of all […]

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Safety and Technology Revolutionized

By Regional Supervisors Brian Sprinkle and Patrick Larsen   Maintaining a culture of safety is paramount for any organization that works in the field. Not only does a safer work environment protect employees and the public, it also contributes to the financial bottom line. We have found that the best way to ensure safety stays […]

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Training Tools Spotlight: Challenges of Working in Alaska

By Philip Chen, Manager of Research & Development Calling a work environment harsh or challenging can be a matter of perspective. For most in our industry, the bleakest work environment imaginable involves a cubicle and computer. For others, a cold rainy day. When preparing for my first trip to Alaska to work with Alex Olesen, […]

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Working Alone—The Risks and Rewards of Independent Work

By Ben Keck, Regional Supervisor If you were to ask a consulting utility forester (CUF) what they like most about their job, I can guarantee that most of them will say something related to “working alone and the freedom it provides”. Let’s see if my assumption holds true … When surveyed, one CUF stated, “The […]

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Safety: Incident Prevention in our Industry and Beyond

By Randall H. Miller, Director of Research, Development and Industry Intelligence Safety is a moral issue. There is no business worth asking people to sacrifice their health, physical ability or lives. People work to help provide for themselves and their families, and contribute to society. Serious work injuries not only potentially degrade victims’ quality of […]

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18 Employees Graduate from CNUC Leadership Academy

Congratulations to the newest CNUC Leadership Academy graduates! From June 19 through 22, employees gathered in West Des Moines, Iowa, for our 5th annual Leadership Academy. The academy is a week-long program consisting of training, brainstorming and team building. The week ended with a little fun as the employees took part in Tree Climbing 101 led by Regional Supervisor […]