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Electrical hazards can exist in the office, too

Electrical hazards can exist in the office, too

Most office environments are considered low-risk in terms of electrical hazards. But that doesn’t mean you should take safety for granted. Just because you’re not working on a factory floor with high-voltage equipment or are operating large machinery outdoors near power lines, don’t assume electrical hazards can’t be present.

 

Avoid downed power lines!

Avoid downed power lines!

Power lines crisscross our countryside, bringing the benefits of electricity. But storms or accidents can knock them from their perch and put them on the ground or within reach. Just because they’re down doesn’t mean they’re dead.

Steps to restoring service

Steps to restoring service

When a storm brings widespread power outages to your area, please be patient as your electric cooperative prioritizes repairs and methodically works to restore service.

Harvest workers urged to take time to reap safe harvest

Harvest workers urged to take time to reap safe harvest

It can be an exciting and exhausting time, the culmination of a season of hard work. However, the rush to harvest can also yield tragic outcomes. Each year, dozens of farm workers are killed and hundreds are injured in accidents involving power lines and electrical equipment.  

Tips to prevent wildfires

A Forest fire burning

In 2016, more than 65,000 wildfires burned 5.4 million acres of land in the United States according to the National Centers for Environmental Information. The worst part? Many of these wildfires could have been prevented.

Please make room for roadside crews

Please make room for roadside crews

When the power goes out, so do Tipmont REMC’s line crews. Lineworkers are the first to respond after an outage occurs, and they work tirelessly to restore power to the communities we serve.

5 Distracted driving stats you should know

5 Distracted driving stats you should know

Tipmont's utility crews work in dangerous conditions each and every day. As we move into the cold winter months, these conditions are exaggerated by poor visibility and slippery roads. Slow down, pay attention and eliminate distractions when you're driving.

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