As morning TV watchers might have noticed, we hosted — and hoisted — a special visitor at our Lancaster Service Center early in the morning of Monday, June 12.
Drew Anderson, weatherman at WMPT Fox 43 in York, met with Regional Operations Director Dana Ferber for a series of live shots during the station’s morning program — including one from a bucket truck. We were pleased to have the chance to talk with Drew about safety, reliability and other topics.
For those who couldn’t tune in on the day, here are a few snapshots:
Drew (who wears a hard hat well) used cups of coffee and cold water for a demonstration of infrared cameras. We use infrared cameras for line and equipment inspections — “hot spots” may be a sign of problems that we can fix before they turn into outages.
We use drones for some line inspections as well, as Drew and Dana discussed here.
More from the hot-vs.-cold infrared demonstration.
On one of the hottest mornings of the year so far, Drew put on some of the safety gear worn by our line workers for a taste of what it’s like to work in the field.
Dana explains the importance of safety in all we do.
Getting a firsthand look of the line worker’s life, Drew, Dana and a cameraman go up in bucket trucks for a live broadcast.
More from the live broadcast — going on the air, from up in the air.