With the arrival of harvest time, Indiana’s farmers are shifting into high gear as they move into their fields to bring in their crops. The increased activity puts farmers and farm workers at greater risk, warns John Gasstrom, CEO of …Read More.
Plug into Safety
Aug. 11 is just one day a year, but your electric cooperative hopes the 8/11 date on the calendar will serve as a natural reminder for residents to call 811 before a digging project any day of the year. Every …Read More.
The use of drones has increased rapidly in the past several years. Coming in various sizes ranging from hummingbird to bald eagle, these remote-controlled aircraft are being used in a vast number of ways by government, industries, commercial enterprises and …Read More.
Now that summer is here and the pandemic, it’s hoped, is mostly behind us, folks are trying to get back to a sense of normalcy. Part of that may be hosting belated graduation open houses, wedding receptions, garage sales and …Read More.
Nearby lightning strikes are most often associated with power surges in your home’s wiring that can damage electronics and appliances. But smaller power surges — voltage increases above the intended level in the flow of electricity — are far more …Read More.
Make sure it’s up to snuff May is traditionally a big month for buying and selling homes. May is also National Electrical Safety Month. Your friends at your electric cooperative want to be sure that if you are buying a …Read More.
A trooper’s “Smokey Bear” hat, a yellow safety vest, a hard hat. Who hasn’t seen at least one of these along the edge of a highway … hung upon a white wooden cross? And you know someone working for the …Read More.
“Electricity and water don’t mix” is a safety rule we’ve all heard. But when flooding occurs in our home, the cautionary voices echoing in our mind can be drowned out by the swell of the stress and water. Don’t jump …Read More.
Charging a cell phone is something we all do every day. No big deal, right. Wrong. Take these familiar scenarios, for example: You need a new charger. So, you head to the nearest gas station and grab one at a …Read More.
Spring has sprung in the Hoosier state. It’s planting season for many of the state’s roughly 94,000 farmers. While you prepare to plant the crops that keep the world fed, Indiana Electric Cooperatives reminds you to keep safety in mind …Read More.