Sumter Utilities, Inc.’s priorities are safety and training. The company is committed to each and every employee being knowledgeable in every aspect of performing and working in a safe environment. Sumter also values the safety of its customers and the general public.

To maintain this high level of safety, Sumter Utilities conducts:

Safety audits

  •  Completed by all levels of management and safety coordinators


  •  Formal apprenticeship training program
  •  Formal training for management and safety personnel
  •  Formal training for all field employees
  •  On-the-job training

The safety team at Sumter Utilities is well trained in many aspects of the industry. Safety and training are the first tools on the job. The safety team trains employees in OSHA 10-hour, 20-hour and many other courses that are safety benchmarks in the industry.

Sumter Utilities’ Line Worker Training Program has proven to be successful in the electric power industry.