Electric safety is probably the last thing that crosses anyone’s mind on a leisurely summertime boat ride. But because water and electricity are a deadly combination, before taking off, brush up on some boating safety rules. “It’s critical that you …Read More.
Camping gets us into the great outdoors and lets us leave civilization behind. Yet, for personal preferences or medical reasons, many of us still want or need the modern conveniences or necessities electricity provides. Fortunately, most popular campgrounds have electricity …Read More.
When planning home improvement projects — especially those that involve electrical work — do you know when to DIY and when to hire a professional? Homeowners wanting to do it themselves can tackle many types of projects, but when safety …Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives and their statewide magazine, Indiana Connection, named the winners of the 26th annual Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest. Justine Ocken, a high school junior from South Whitley, was named artist of the year for her color …Read More.
Do you recall all the safety rules you were taught about refueling when you first learned to drive: Shut off the engine; don’t smoke; don’t leave the pump unattended; don’t overfill? If you are among the growing number of drivers …Read More.
With many of Indiana’s 94,000 farmers beginning to plant their crops, Indiana Electric Cooperatives offers electrical safety tips on the farm. Farming is one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the United States with 62 farmers electrocuted every …Read More.
When winter arrives, Hoosiers are never sure of what to expect. Heavy snows, freezing rain, ice storms can create electrical hazards warns Indiana Electric Cooperatives. “Being safe around electricity is something you should focus on year-round,” said Jon Elkins, vice
A lot of people won’t plug in their new TV or toaster without reading the instruction book at least once. But many will move into a new home without understanding the electrical system that makes everything work. Would you know …Read More.
During the summer, many people are concerned about staying cool. Whether you rely on a central air-conditioning unit, a fan or a window AC unit, be aware of safety threats they may pose. Air conditioners and fans are everyday appliances, and …Read More.
It’s easy to underestimate the dangers posed by the appliances in your home because, let’s face it, they weren’t something you were taught to worry about. When you were a child, your parents handled all of the household duties. When …Read More.