Farming is the sixth most dangerous job in the United States, according to a 2014 report from TIME magazine. Those at Indiana Electric Cooperatives want you to be aware of a hazard on farms — electrocution. Every year, 62 farm workers are …Read More.
After a long, cold winter, Hoosiers can’t wait to get outdoors during longer days of sunshine to begin long, put-off chores in the yard. But before heading out with a ladder or a shovel, looking up and down for electric …Read More.
The quick action of three Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative employees saved the life of a contracted employee in late February and on Friday, March 13, were recognized for their acts. Read More
Is your home and its electrical service safely ready for winter? The best time to find out is long before the temperature drops, suggests Rick Coons, CEO at Indiana Electric Cooperatives. “Taking a little time to winterize your home and …Read More.
Whether it’s your workshop, a storage facility, or simply the place your car spends the night, a garage is a favorite feature of many homes. Garages have come a long way from the shed-like buildings of a couple generations ago. …Read More.
The days are getting warmer and the evenings are getting longer. Summer is one of the best times to be a kid. One way you can help your kids have good memories of outdoor play in the summer is to …Read More.
It’s always important to use electricity safely. During the month of May, the electric power industry, including the team at Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC), calls special attention to electrical safety. “May is National Electrical Safety Month,” says Rick Coons, CEO …Read More.
Many people don’t realize that farming is one of the most dangerous occupations. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that during 2008, the most recent year for statistics, one in every six fatal workplace injuries in Indiana …Read More.
Keeping every member of your family safe around electricity is a priority of Indiana Electric Cooperatives. That includes those furry members of the family: your cat, dog, hamster or other critter. “Most of us take precautions to child-proof our home …Read More.
While it may be true that April showers bring May flowers, it’s just as certain that springtime is the prime time for tackling outdoor spruce-up chores. But before you start checking off things on your to-do list, be sure to …Read More.