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De-energize power lines before you dig

De-energize power lines before you dig

Underground electric cables are a hidden danger that caused more than 350 life-changing injuries to workers in the last five years. These tips can ensure safe digging.

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week is November 5-11, 2023

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week is November 5-11, 2023

The National Sleep Foundation holds Drowsy Driving Prevention Week each year the week after the end of Daylight-Saving Time.

In Texas, driving while fatigued or sleepy caused over 8,000 crashes in 2022, and 127 of those were fatal. Make sure your employees drive safely. DWC has many resources available:

Training for New Safety ProfessionalsEssentials for New Safety Professionals

Essentials for New Safety Professionals

DWC Workplace Safety now offers free online training for new safety professionals. Webinar training sessions include the following topics:

  • Safety and health program development.
  • Recordkeeping.
  • Accident investigations.
  • OSHA inspection prep.

Each webinar is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time and is offered twice.

Safety and Health Program Development:


Accident Investigations and Near Misses:

Prepare for OSHA Inspections:

Read more and register on the TDI website,

Free on-site and online safety consultations

Free on-site or online safety consultations

No matter your needs or challenges, the Texas OSHA Consultation Program (OSHCON) has safety and health resources to help your business.

OSHCON consultations are free and confidential. They are offered in person at your job site or virtually.

We can help you find, reduce, and remove safety and health hazards, and learn OSHA standards.

OSHCON also provides:

  • Training.
  • Help with safety and health programs.
  • Free safety training materials and publications.

Check out the OSHCON webpage or contact us: