Certified Utility Safety Professionals Added to Team

Certified Utility Safety Professionals Added to Team


Matt Compher, VP of Safety and Training for PLH Group announced the successful completion of the Certified Utility Safety Professional exam by several members of the Safety Team. The exam, also known as the CUSP is a challenging exam that tests on a broad range of knowledge including regulations, competencies and task directed skills.

Prior to qualifying for the exam, the participants must have a solid understanding of safety standards, incident prevention, hazard identification, leadership skills and operations.

Matt Compher commented, “This is a huge accomplishment for PLH Group and its entities to have so many members of our team complete this certification. We have a highly talented team of professionals and the results of this exam demonstrate their capabilities.”

PLH Group added 14 more Certified Utility Safety Professionals to their existing team, which includes Power Line Services, Auger Services, Air2 and PLS Energy Division.

Mr. Compher serves as Vice President – Safety & Training of PLH Group, Inc. Mr. Compher currently holds the Certified Utility Safety Professional CUSP), Construction Health and Safety (Technician (CHST) and the Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST) credentials.

PLH Group (PLH) is a leading provider of construction and maintenance services to the electric power delivery and pipeline industries in North America. Its customers include many of the largest utilities, regional cooperatives, renewable energy developers, commercial and industrial customers, and major oil and gas producers and midstream companies. PLH has acquired Sun Electric, TESSCO, AIR 2, Auger Services, Snelson Companies, IPS Engineering, Southeast Directional Drilling, M&M Pipeline Services, Energy Services South, Pipeworx, Edison Power Constructors and TTR Substations. PLH is actively seeking to expand its service offerings and geographic footprint. For more information, visit www.plhgroupinc.com/services.