Utility Safety Training
VISTA Training has been focused on providing safety training products and services to electric, water and gas utilities and underground construction contractors for over 20 years. Our Start Smart Training™ is a trusted brand for contractors and utilities alike. We offer a sizable catalog of utility training programs that are tailored to the needs of utilities and underground contractors.
VISTA is deeply involved with major utility industry organizations, including long-standing partnerships with the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) and the American Public Works Association (APWA). We have also produced utility location and safety training programs for several state organizations that are members of the Common Ground Alliance.
In short, utility safety training is a core part of what we do.
NEW: OSHA Excavation Safety Orientation (e-learning or classroom)
This interactive, 60-90 minute pictorial-based course teaches workers how to recognize safety and health hazards when working in and around excavators and trenches and how to protect themselves and others from hazards. View the 3 minute summary video.
NEW: NUCA Pipe Layer Installation Training Series now available online
Pipe laying is a competitive, high-production business. An efficient crew can help your company to win more bids and get more jobs. To reach this level of performance, teamwork is critical.
The Pipe Layer Installation Training series from VISTA and the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) covers the fundamentals of water and sewer pipe facilities installation using modern equipment and utility safety technologies. These programs can help your crews to work together safely and productively.
This important series of utility training programs is now available online for instant access.
Gas Meter Change-out Safety Video
VISTA is pleased to be the sole distributor of the new Protecting Yourself from Injuries: Gas Meter Change-out Guide, produced by the Consortium for Advanced Research in Gas Industries (CARGI) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Created for gas utility employees and contractors, it describes the best ways to prevent injuries while performing residential and industrial/commercial gas meter installation, service and repair.
Basic Heavy Equipment Operator Training - the Silver Series
VISTA's Silver Series training programs cover basic machine operation and safety principles in approximately one hour - perfect for new operator orientation and refresher training. These training programs are delivered via web browser and can be accessed on demand, 24x7.
Instructor kits - everything but the trainer!
VISTA instructor kits provide you with professionally-designed training programs you can use to get your utility workers up to speed quickly. All you have to do is provide the trainer. These kits take care of everything else!
Here is a partial list of the utility safety training videos and DVDs that are available in our online store - perfect for all of your utility training needs.
Trenching and excavation
General operator safety
Click here to view the complete list of Digging Dangers videos we have available.
Tips from the pros
Affordable PC-based simulators
PC-based simulators from VISTA are a trusted and cost-effective way of improving traditional utility equipment operator training programs. They provide vital hands-on experience to trainees in a safe, instructionally-designed environment.
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NEW: Crawler Dozer
Contact us for more information
For more information about VISTA's utility training services, please contact us at 800-942-2886 or 262-514-2886 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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