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Power tool safety is in your hands

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Posted on Oct 25, 2019 in Safety

Tools aren’t just powered by electricity; they run on compressed air, hydraulics, belts or chain drives, too. Knowing the dangers these tools are capable of is the first step in keeping you and those around you safe.  “Power tools possess a tremendous amount of energy and, if you use them, you must control that power,”… Continue reading.

Baby-proofing your home

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Posted on Sep 02, 2019 in Safety

What’s our favorite way to kick off Baby Safety Month? By taking a quick inventory of your home to be sure it’s electrically safe for your little ones! Whether you’ve recently welcomed your first baby, or you already have a full house, it’s vital to keep your home electrically safe for the little ones. Electrical… Continue reading.

Learning starts now

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Posted on Jul 30, 2019 in Safety

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 could end up being deadly.  “Children are very impressionable from a young age, so it’s our duty as parents, grandparents or guardians to inform… Continue reading.

Irrigation information

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Posted on Jul 02, 2019 in Safety

No one will argue that Indiana weather can be unpredictable. A long-term drought could be overtaken by major flooding all in the course of days.  During the spring and summer, farmers are growing their crops and rainfall is needed to sustain proper crop growth and development. Because Indiana has different types of soil, irrigation equipment… Continue reading.

Stay Cool & Safe

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Posted on May 28, 2019 in Safety

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 knowing how to properly clean, fix and maintain them is important for your safety!… Continue reading.

Tornado tips

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Posted on Apr 01, 2019 in Safety

Tornado season is upon us. Do you know what to do if you’re in the path of a tornado? If you’re inside during a tornado, take shelter in a windowless, interior room; a storm cellar; or the lowest level of the building. Stay away from glass doors and windows to avoid debris from heavy wind. … Continue reading.

Tornado tips:

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Posted on Mar 29, 2019 in Safety

Tornado season is upon us. Do you know what to do if you’re in the path of a tornado? If you’re inside during a tornado, take shelter in a windowless, interior room; a storm cellar; or the lowest level of the building. Stay away from glass doors and windows to avoid debris from heavy wind. … Continue reading.

Spring Cleaning?

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Posted on Feb 27, 2019 in Safety

Indoor Electrical Safety During the winter months, it’s easy for cords to get misplaced or collect some dust. Take the time to move extension cords out of high traffic areas of the home to avoid a tripping hazard and decide whether they are still useful to you.  Inspect cords, plugs and outlets to ensure everything… Continue reading.

DIY Home Projects

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Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Safety

There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing the results of a do-it-yourself (DIY) project you’ve been working on – but are you making electrical safety a top priority when you power up the necessary tools? These tips will remind you to always put safety first! Before starting on a DIY task, acquaint yourself with your home’s… Continue reading.

Generator safety protocols for your home

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Posted on Dec 27, 2018 in Safety

When preparing for winter weather, many homeowners rely on whole house generators and portable generators to power their homes in the event of a long-term power outage. While they are great resources for your home, there are three major risks that are important to consider. Risk #1: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning To prevent carbon monoxide (CO)… Continue reading.

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