You can use a portable generator to supply electricity during a power outage, but if used improperly they can injure or kill you or the personnel restoring power to your home, not to mention damage the appliances you connect.
Hunters have their sights on wild game when preparing for hunting season. A few moments devoted to safety can help prevent an accident with utility equipment. Safe Electricity urges hunters…
Follow the advice in this FAQ to stay safe during severe weather.
If disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, or electricity for some time. By taking time now to prepare emergency kits, you can provide for your entire family.
Does your health rely on electricity? A sudden power outage due to sever weather or a nearby accident could leave you without power for hours or even days. Do you have an emergency plan? Talk with your family and friends about what you would do in the event of a long power outage. Do you have an alternative place to stay?
Before building a fence, planting a tree or beginning other projects that require digging, remember to dial 811 first.
Every year, workers along the sides of roads are injured or killed when cars crash into crews’ sites, even though sites are marked with bright cones and warning signs.
While poles may seem like a good place to post flyers and signs, these items unnecessarily increase the risk of working on utility poles for lineworkers. It is also illegal.
Firearm damages a fiber optic cable interrupting internet service for several members in the Black Rock area.
Craighead Electric Cooperative recently marked a major safety milestone of 1 million man-hours without a lost-time accident. Celebrating with a company-wide fish fry, all current and retired employees were invited to join the festivities.