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Host-Contractor Management

Join Danny Raines in this 3-hour course as he covers what you need to know about contractor management to ensure that safety and work processes are agreed upon and appropriately established.

  • Duration
    3-Hour Session
  • CUSP Points
    3 CUSP Points
  • Instructor
  • Cost
    $360 / 25% discount for USOLN Members

Course Objectives

  • Clarify host and independent contractor responsibilities when establishing expectations in contract administration (e.g., who is responsible for training and supervision).
  • Identify the possibilities of citations, penalties, tort liabilities and criminal lawsuits when independent contractors are working on a host system.
  • Learn about the 2014 changes to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.269 and 1926 Subpart V, including the incorporation of parts of the 1999 Multi-Employer Citation Policy.
  • Understand the importance of written contracts and what should be included in them.

Can’t make a live session? The recording will be available for 30 days following the course.

Earn 3 CUSP points for attending the full course


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Danny Raines, CUSP

Danny Raines, CUSP began his career in the electrical utility industry in June 1967 in Macon, Georgia with Georgia Power Company. Served a short time in the U. S. Army in 1968-69 and is a Vietnam era disabled veteran. Returning back to Georgia Power and working through the steps of progression on the line crews up to First Line Supervisor in 1985, Danny was offered a position in a new unregulated part of Georgia Power as contract coordinator over contract utility crews and line clearing forestry crews in 1995.

In late 1996, Danny entered Safety and Health, promoted as Supervisor, Project Manager and Corporate Safety Consultant supporting Distribution and Transmission organizations. Danny assisted in two training projects in the Middle East, in Turkey designing and implementing an Apprentice Lineman School for Turkish Electric Authority and another design of distribution system in Syria for Al Furat Oil and Petroleum in an oil field 200 kilometers in a desert outside Damascus, Syria.

Danny retired from Georgia Power on December 1st, 2007 as the Safety Consultant for Distribution and Transmission organizations after a 40-year career and founded Raines Utility Safety Solutions, LLC. a safety consulting company. Danny is currently an Affiliate Instructor at Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta, Ga., OSHA Authorized General Industry Safety and Compliance trainer, electric utility subject matter expert in civil cases, supporting electrical contractors, Co-Ops and municipal utility companies across the US.

The views, information, or opinions expressed during this webinar are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Utility Business Media and its employees. It is strongly recommended you discuss any actions or policy changes with your company management prior to implementation.