Trees and power lines often coexist without problems. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take precautions when planting a tree. Not only do dangers lurk for the person planting the tree, nearby power lines and trees can be harmed as …Read More.
Plug into Safety
During the holidays, family and friends congregate to celebrate. Everyone gathers in the kitchen to cook favorite recipes, share warm meals and reconnect with each other. Keep your family safe during these joyful times by learning some basic holiday food …Read More.
Malfunction of electric appliances, equipment and wiring is a leading cause of home fires. Many electrical fires, however, can be prevented simply by understanding basic electrical principles and following safe practices. “The statistics are staggering and disturbing,” said Tom VanParis, …Read More.
For an inexperienced teenaged driver, wrecking the family car is almost a rite of passage. The only way for young drivers to gain experience is by getting behind the wheel and putting miles behind them. Some dangers, though, cannot be …Read More.
Tina sits anxiously at the table eating her breakfast. She can hardly contain her nervous energy as she waits for the school bus to arrive. Today is her first day back to school after a long summer break. She’s ready …Read More.
When planning home improvement projects, do you know when to DIY and when to hire a professional? Indiana Electric Cooperatives offers the following tips to help keep you safe. Those wanting to do it themselves can tackle many types of projects, but …Read More.
Harry is heading home during a spring storm. It’s a particularly nasty one with high winds and lightning. As he arrives home, he comes across a downed pole and power line lying across his driveway. He’s tired and just wants …Read More.
Spring has sprung in the Hoosier state. It’s planting season for many of the state’s roughly 58,000 farmers. While you prepare to plant the crops that keep the world fed, Indiana Electric Cooperatives reminds you to spring into safety — especially …Read More.
One of the most basic electrical safety rules is “electricity and water don’t mix.” It’s especially important to keep that in mind if your home has been impacted by flooding. “Though it’s normal to want to get things cleaned up …Read More.
Most teenagers would never consider the morning rush before school life-threatening. There will be those days of drama: remembering a homework assignment due first period, or seeing the tiny zit on their forehead now looks like a third eye — …Read More.