Welcome To Inter-Utility Overhead Training Association
The initial meeting of the Inter-Utility Overhead Training Association was hosted by Philadelphia Electric Company on June 12, 1985.
The meeting was chaired by Chairman pro tem David Mayo of Philadelphia Electric, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Secretary pro tem was Jacob J. Lawrence from P.S.E.&G, Public Service Gas & Electric of Edison, New Jersey.
Both men were elected at the meeting to serve a two-year term as Chairman and Secretary respectively.
Eleven members representing the following utilities attended the meeting:
It was recognized during preliminary discussion that all companies present were having similar problems with the
high failure rate of lineworkers. The group agreed to assist each other in developing and sharing information on pre- employment testing, candidate selection, EEI physical testing, testing validation and rating/grading during
At the meeting the group reviewed the constitution and by laws for the IUOTA (Substation Training Group) and with slight revisions adopted our constitution and by laws.