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4 Electrical Safety Tips for Farmers

Farmers work in settings that may border on idyllic, but the risks they face are real. In fact, agriculture is America’s most dangerous industry, according to the National Safety Council.  One of the most deadly hazards is an essential part of any modern farming operation: electricity. Just like lightning, man-made electricity has negatively charged particles …

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Sempra Energy: SoCalGas, Orange County Fire Authority and the California Regional Common Ground Alliance Held Mock Natural Gas Line Digging Accident to Demonstrate Importance of Contacting 811 Before Excavation Work and Following Safe Digging Procedures

LOS ANGELES, August 9, 2019 – To commemorate 8/11 Day (August 11), Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), The California Regional Common Ground Alliance (CARCGA) and Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) held a mock utility line strike to raise awareness about the importance of contacting 811 at least two working days (not counting the day of notification) prior to the start …

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Utility Companies urge customers to mark underground lines for National Safe Digging Day

LOUISVILLE, KY — Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are urging customers to have underground lines marked by Kentucky 811 before National Safe Digging Day.  The national safe day to dig is Sunday, Aug. 11. LG&E and KU says Kentucky 811 is a free statewide computer-operated system that links excavators and underground …

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Before digging for projects large and small, call 811

SAN FRANCISCO — This Sunday (8/11) is National Safe Digging Day, serving as a reminder to all PG&E customers and contractors to call 811 a minimum of two business days prior to starting any digging project, no matter how large or small. 811 is a free service, and utility workers will mark the location of any underground …

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Utility companies unite on 8/11 to urge public to call 811 before you dig

Utility companies have mobilized to let the public know that Aug. 11 is National Safe Digging Day, a reminder to call 811 before starting any digging project in order to prevent damage to underground utilities. Homeowners, contractors and excavators are urged to make a free call to 811 to have underground utility lines marked before …

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Jim Francis, of Vectren and CenterPoint Energy, Receives the Energetic Women Maverick Award

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (PRWEB) July 12, 2019 Jim Francis of CenterPoint Energy (previously with Vectren) is the 2019 Energetic Women Maverick Award recipient. Francis accepted the award at the 12th Annual Energetic Women Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Maverick Award, bestowed by Energetic Women and founded by MEA Energy Association (MEA), gives special recognition to leaders …

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Sharing our electrical safety messages with children

Each year, we at PPL Electric Utilities provide valuable electrical safety lessons to hundreds of people, particularly children, across our 29-county service area. And when we teach children about electrical safety, we do it with an interesting twist: we send actors into schools to teach those lessons through engaging, entertaining and creative educational theater performances…read …

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