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.
Plug into Safety
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.
Electric space heaters and blankets are great ways to stay toasty warm when the temperature drops. But don’t forget about safety before you plug in these chill-chasers. During these winter months, when space heaters and electric blankets come out of …Read More.
Picture this all too familiar scene: You walk into the living room after a long day at work and find your dog chewing on something (again). You ask him what he has in his mouth (like he’s going to answer …Read More.
What may seem like a small project could turn into big danger if you use electric power tools carelessly. Tools aren’t just powered by electricity; they run on compressed air, hydraulics, belts or chain drives, too. Knowing the dangers these …Read More.
Whether you’ve recently welcomed your first baby, or already have a full house, it’s vital to keep your home electrically safe for the little ones. Electrical safety should be at the top of the list when preparing a safe space …Read More.
Educate children on bus safety before they leave for school! The bus stop can be a dangerous place for children: bullies, speeding cars, and, electricity? That’s right, electrical dangers are everywhere! The things that seem like minor risks in the moment …Read More.