Farmers' Electric Cooperative tries every day to keep employees and Members safe. It is part of our mission to do everything possible to prevent anyone on our system from being harmed in any way.
Through our continued efforts to keep everyone safe, our safety and risk management specialist, Joe Hardie, has begun a series of Safety Chat videos. These short videos discuss common, everyday electric safety topics and hazards you may encounter.
What would you do if you encounter a downed power line?
Learn the importance of having GFCI outlets in your home.
Take a few seconds to know where the electric lines are.
Are the switches and outlets in your home safe?
Overloading an outlet could be extremely hazardous!
Young children can be curious around outlets and cords.
Find out the importance of UL listed electrical products.
Have you checked ALL your breakers?
LED lighting is not only more energy-efficient but also safer!
Do you have a plan for the severe weather/tornado season?
Watch some preventative measures to take to stop the spread.
Watch what to look for the next time you use your extension cord.
This topic may be more common than we are aware.
Space heaters are great when used safely and efficiently.
Why is there yellow plastic over that wire?
Make sure your family is prepared in case of a fire.