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TVPPA Foreman’s Academy: Track 1

December 12, 2022 @ 9:30 am December 15, 2022 @ 4:30 pm EST

The Kentucky Statewide office in conjunction with TVPPA will be hosting the Foreman’s Academy: Track 1 on December 12-15 at East Kentucky Power in the Melvin Wasson Room. Start time 9:30am EDT.

The curriculum is intended to provide line crew foremen with knowledge and skills outside the scope of fundamental line work, allowing them to be more effective leaders and supervisors as well as help them understand their role and responsibilities within the utility. Participants will receive certificates for each class completed as well as an overall certificate for the week-long series.  For overall completion of the Foreman Academy program, participants must complete three tracks or three years’ worth of study.  This multi-level program will allow for progression and continuing education.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard by Marriott Lexington South/Hamburg Place, 1951 Pleasant Ridge Drive Lexington, KY 40509.  To make your reservations use the link below:

Book your group rate for KY Electric Coop

The rate is $139.00 per night. The cutoff date to make reservations in our hotel block is November 11th. Please email Kelli Gibson kgibson@kyelectric.coop the name and email address of those from your cooperative who will be attending. Cost will be divided equally among each participant.

FOREMAN ACADEMY TRACK 1- 9:30am – 4:30pm EDT with one hour for a lunch break

Leadership Skills (1 day)

Attitude and Responsibility – setting an example for your crew, learn the responsibilities of crew management, the need for fairness in dealing with people, giving, and receiving respect, discuss the principles of resource management, identify the requirements for managing the crew’s production, explain the need to lead by example, discuss the responsibilities concerning safety. Learn the concepts of ATTITUDE:

  • Attaining a safe work environment
  • Teaching measures
  • Team efforts
  • Increasing job knowledge
  • Total cooperation
  • Understanding each job
  • Development of safe work habits
  • Enjoying the job

Safety & Technical Skills (2 days)

Leadership in Safety- Conducting Job Briefings- liability issues, OSHA 1910.269- Why safety is important! Safety Audits, Job Hazard Analysis, Accident Investigations

Management Skills (1 day)

Employment Law- (covers Workplace Harassment/Labor Law). 

Kentucky Electric Cooperatives


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East Kentucky Power Cooperative

4775 Lexington Road
Winchester, Kentucky 40392 United States
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