Safety Articles

Tips for a Safe Harvest

Agriculture is the backbone of our country, and our livelihood greatly depends on the crops provided by American farmers. In addition to being one of the most labor-intensive professions, farming is also considered one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. The hard...

Know What’s Below: Steps for Safe Digging

Spring is just around the corner, and there’s never been a better time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Perhaps you’re making plans for a new garden or a lawn makeover. However you’re planning to revamp your backyard oasis, remember to keep safety in mind for...

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?

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...

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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Outdated wiring and overloaded circuits are the most common causes of electrical fires.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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