Electricity is a major cause of house fires each year. Since outdated electrical systems can’t handle the demands of today’s devices, malfunctions, electrical fires, injury and electrocution may result. We may forget that like our phones, which update with a …Read More.
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Lightning safety begins when you hear the rumble of the thunder in an impending storm. Growing up, your parents might have told you to count the seconds between the thunder and a strike of lightning to know how far away …Read More.
Born with a natural curiosity, children are always exploring, asking questions and trying new things to understand the world around them. Unfortunately, that curiosity can be dangerous – and even deadly – when it comes to electricity. “There are 400 …Read More.
The sun is shining, and we’re finally seeing May flowers blooming. What better way to transition from spring to summer than by spending time outdoors? Those at your electric cooperative remind you electrical hazards are not only present indoors; they …Read More.
We all hear the public service announcements warning drivers to be aware of road construction, and the possible consequences of not being mindful of these sometimes hazardous work zones. But how many of us are actually listening to these warnings? …Read More.
Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about about learning the safety precautions to take once it’s gone. After a storm, many think the dangers have left with the high winds, heavy rain and lightning strikes; but …Read More.
With the hustle and bustle of the holidays just ending, we’ll do just about anything to make things easier on ourselves. The convenience of electric space heaters are great, but don’t forget about all of the safety precautions you may …Read More.
Indiana weather can be unpredictable, especially during the winter months. That’s why you should prepare for dangerous situations before a storm hits. It is especially important to develop a plan for prolonged power outages during these harsh months. Heavy snows, …Read More.
Winter is full of holiday festivities, and, unfortunately, home fires. Avoid the hazards that are all too common during this time of year with some helpful holiday and winter electrical safety tips! During these winter holiday months, everyone breaks out …Read More.
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.