PANEL : Farm safety
Wednesday August 17 at 2:00 pm
Glen Cook (Cookie), is an experienced and enthusiastic Public Safety Specialist. Cookie is extremely passionate about raising powerline safety awareness and received the Australian Health and Safety Professional of the year at the 2020 at the Australian Work Health and Safety Awards. Working as an electrician for over 30 years within the construction and utilities industries he has been first responder to serious injury/burns and fatalities due to third party accidental contact with powerlines. He educates to the broader community to the dangers of accidental contact with overhead and underground powerlines. He has worked hard to gain in-depth understanding of numerous “at risk” industries such as the Agricultural, Aviation and Construction and communicates his presentations and safety information in terms easily understood by industry. Cookie was the driving force behind the ‘Look up and Live’ app and award winning lookupandlive.com.au powerline mapping application that is assisting workers plan work near powerlines.