Safety Observation Process

When asked to use a No. 2 pencil, fill circles completely and make no stray marks on the form, these instructions are likely to bring back memories of school years when scantron technology was used for testing. Merom Generating Station’s Job Safety Observation Team is utilizing scantron technology in a new way.

Simulator training aids in everyday tasks, adverse events

When Matt Figg trained as a control operator at Merom Generating Station, he stood at a tapered bench board covered with pistol grips, switches and buttons and looked at a giant wall of lights, gauges and paper charts. To prepare for future situations, Figg would run actions through his mind – turn this switch, push that button.

Building your company’s safety culture to succeed

During safety week at the Merom Generating Station, keynote speaker Garrison Wynn explained a process that helps communicate effectively and improve an organization’s performance. It all starts with a strong safety culture.

Keeping safety and health a top priority

The health and safety fair at the Merom Generating Station showcases some of the great benefits Hoosier Energy offers.

Grant provides new tools to improve training, safety

Hoosier Energy presented $5,000 to the Lawrence County Economic Growth Council to help fund enhancements at the North Lawrence Career Center located in Bedford, Ind. CoBank, a national cooperative bank, matched Hoosier Energy’s investment with an additional $5,000 through its Sharing Success Matching Grant program.

Training that Transforms

This month’s cover story connects to Hoosier Energy’s commitment to be “Safe by Choice.” The continuous improvements made to safety processes is a vital component of operations.

National Electrical Safety Month

To support natural disaster awareness and readiness, the Hoosier Energy’s Apprenticeship Training and Safety (HEATS) program helps co-op employees prepare for natural disasters that can affect the delivery of electricity such as ice storms, tornadoes and flooding.

2018 HEATS Class Recognized for Years of Training

The Hoosier Energy Apprentice Training and Safety (HEATS) program honored the 39th graduating class on Nov. 2 at the French Lick Resort.

Merom Safety Week

The keynote speaker at this year’s Merom Safety Week travels the continent to discuss a topic close to his life. Joel Feldman, has been a lawyer for 37 years but his topic was not about lawsuits. Nine years ago, Feldman lost his 21 year-old daughter to a distracted driver.

Facilities Achieve Superior Rating

Power delivery crews are vital to Hoosier Energy’s mission of producing reliable energy for its members. More than 110 employees are responsible for operating and maintaining Hoosier Energy’s section of the grid that transmits electricity across 48 counties in Central and Southern Indiana and 11 Southeastern Illinois counties.