Harvest season is one of the busiest times of year for farmers – and among the most dangerous. Before taking to the fields, FreeState Electric Cooperative urges farm workers to be aware of potential electrical hazards and take safe steps to avoid tragedy.
You could be dining in the dark if forecasted winter weather causes power outages.
If your home loses power and you have a refrigerator full of food, make certain you monitor your perishable food items. If you lose power for two or less hours you should not have any concern with food safety, however, prolonged outages can cause a concern. Use these food safety tips to minimize food loss and reduce the risk of food borne illness: