5 Interesting Facts About Lineworkers
Whether in extreme heat during the summer months or the pouring winter rain, electrical lineworkers build, maintain and repair the power grid to ensure communities have access to reliable electricity.
Edison Electric Institute, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Utility Workers Union of America have designated July 10 as National Lineworker Appreciation Day to salute the hard work and dedication of those who work on the front lines.
The day honors the life and work of Henry Miller, the first president of IBEW, who was killed on the job 122 years ago.
Want to know more about what lineworkers do? Check out these five facts: