Safety Articles

Stay Warm and Safe During Winter Storms and Power Outages

Winter storms bring dangerous weather conditions. Wind, snow, and ice can bring down trees and power lines causing power outages. Follow these tips to stay warm and safe. Before a Winter Storm Be informed by receiving alerts, warnings, and public safety information...

Four Tips for Winter Safety

It’s no surprise that winter months bring increased potential for fire risks and electrical safety hazards. This makes sense because during the coldest months, consumers are using additional electrical devices and appliances, like space heaters, electric blankets and...

Who Owns What?

When it comes to electrical equipment and lines, it's a good refresher to know who owns which part of delivery system for electricity. The graphic below explains which part the Member Owned Cooperative is responsible for and which part members personally are...

License to Live – Do This If Your Vehicle Comes in Contact with A Utility Pole or Wire

Winter roads can get icy. Driving for the conditions is always recommended, however, accidents can happen. If you find yourself in an accident involving a utility pole, or other electrical object, remember these safety tips. The “License to Live” campaign is aimed at...
4 Common Culprits of Electrical Fires

4 Common Culprits of Electrical Fires

Outdated wiring and overloaded circuits are the most common causes of electrical fires. Check the following areas of your home to ensure your home’s electrical safety is up to par. Electrical outlets: Faulty electrical outlets are a leading cause in home fires. As...

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