|Yes, its that time of the year again! Pole Top & Bucket Rescue training was
conducted at the NCEC office with the Texas Electric Cooperative Safety
Specialist and Loss Control Program. Pictured below are various NCEC outside
employees preparing to safely lower the rescue dummy to the ground, while
several employees assist by truck and others waiting to administer First Aid
on the ground. NCEC, Inc. is committed to safety!
|Lightning strikes more Americans than
tornadoes or hurricanes. Don't take
chances with this deadly force of
|Move to low ground.
Avoid open fields.
Do not seek shelter under trees.
At the beach, or in a swimming
pool, get out of the water
immediately. Inside a
building stay away from
Stay away from metal buildings.
Get off of the phone.
If your hair stands on end, you
may be a target. Crouch low on
the balls of your feet.
|Weather and car accidents are the
main causes of downed power lines.
Always stay away and warn others to
|If you see a downed power line,
move away from the line
and anything touching it.
If someone is in direct or
indirect contact with a
downed line do not touch
the downed line. Call 911
Don't drive over downed power
lines. If you are in your
car and it is in contact with
a downed power line, stay
in your car.
Honk your horn for help but tell
others to stay away from
|NCEC Employees Train for Pole Top & Bucket Rescue
|Lightning Safety Rules
|Downed Power Lines
|Navarro County EC Employees
Earn Lifesaving Award
|THE TEXAS ELECTRIC LOSS CONTROL Program's
Lifesaving Award recognizes employees who perform
a heroic rescue and is one of the highest honors an
employee can receive. Two of NCEC employees
received this award for their actions in 2014.
Greg Fisher and Jerad Taylor were on weekend
call duty in early 2014. On February 2, Fisher
received a trouble call that one of the substation
circuits from Rocket was locked out. After picking up
his duty partner, Taylor, they went on the call and
|TEC Loss Control Awards NCEC with a One Million
Hours Worked without a Loss Time Injury
|On May 15th 2019 Navarro County Electric Cooperatives
employees reached a milestone with the Cooperative
achieving 1,000,053 hours without a loss time injury, this was
achieved in 10 years, 5 month and 12 days, a total of 2832
working days. With the dedication of the Cooperative
Employees serving our members and working safe we have
reached 1,080,029 hours, 3069 days and 11 years
without a loss time injury as of March 31st 2020.
Congratulations to all the employees of Navarro
County Electric Cooperative for their hard work and
putting safety first in their jobs.
|Left to right -TEC Manager of Loss Control -Danny Williams,
URD Crew Foreman -Jeff Davis, Senior Lineman- Greg Fisher &
Manager of S.T. & I.- Sam Miller