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  • CUSP®
    The Defining Benchmark in Utility Safety

  • CUSP Credential
    Accredited by ISPI

  • USOLN…
    Make a Difference


The Utility Safety & Ops Leadership Network (USOLN) serves as an advocate for a safe, secure and productive utility work environment and as a catalyst for the prevention of incidents. The USOLN provides utility companies and their contractor partners with a reliable certification program, legislative/regulatory updates, and networking resources.

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Developed in 2010, the CUSP® credential is highly respected in the utility industry with over 1,300 CUSP credential holders.

Canadian CUSP

Canadian CUSP

The CUSP credential is now available for utility safety and ops professionals working in Canada.
USOLN Membership

USOLN Membership

USOLN members enjoy access to industry experts, networking and discounts on education.
  • The certification is terrific. It has given me credibility both in and outside of my organization. It’s been a win-win for both me and my organization.

    John Morton, CUSP, Willbros
  • I have been able to advance my career by having the CUSP. This credential greatly helps the employer know that I have the necessary skills in the utility industry.

    Chris Jessie, CUSP, MYR Group
  • The CUSP certification demonstrates that I met a standard of professional knowledge and reached a milestone in my professional development.

    Allen Hair, CUSP, Vectren
  • I chose to pursue the CUSP certification because I felt is was a good way to support my company and to improve the utility industry.

    Eryc Grissom, CUSP, Grid One Solutions, Inc.

Resource Center

Check out our resource center for reference materials, educational training options, exam prep links and other useful information.

Magazines / e-News

Utility leaders rely on these magazines and e-newsletters for relevant and critical information
iP Magazine, Tailgate Topics and Utility Safety Products e-newsletter contain utility safety and operations articles written by industry experts specifically for utilities, contractors and communication providers.


Four Courses that Build a Foundation of Utility Safety Success
Frontline Utility Leadership™ is a highly interactive and engaging educational series developed by leading industry experts designed to take the next generation on the path of becoming well qualified and highly effective Frontline Utility Leaders.

iP Conference

Nearly 90 hours of Educational Sessions to choose from

This is a can’t-miss event for utility safety and operations professionals. Utility safety leaders attend the iP Utility Safety Conference to gain better understanding of new regulations, be inspired by motivating presenters and to discover new products and services that will assist in their mission.

iP Institute

Online Learning Platform for Utility Safety & Ops Professionals
The first online learning platform made exclusively for the unique safety challenges of utility safety and operations professionals. iPi Online Learning offers an affordable solution to help you learn year round when and where you want to learn.

360 Memorial Drive, Suite 10, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 | Phone: 815.459.1796

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