Safety

May
25,
2022
| 14:16 PM America/New_York
The green pad-mounted transformer box safely delivers electricity to homes in neighborhoods with underground electric service. These pad-mounted transformers reduce high-voltage electricity before going to homes. While pad-mounted transformers are
May
09,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/New_York
The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1. This year is predicted by the Weather Channel to be active and above average.  Jackson EMC offers these tips for you and your family to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season. Start Planning Now. If
April
26,
2022
| 11:33 AM America/New_York
Working on an outdoor project? Here are five easy steps to keep people, utility lines and underground equipment safe during digging:1. NotifyCall 811 or submit an online request at Georgia811.com two to three days before your work begins. Georgia
March
28,
2022
| 08:35 AM America/New_York
Think of Your Family’s NeedsBefore preparing your emergency plan, think of the needs and responsibilities of your family. Keep in mind these may include:Different ages of household members Responsibilities for helping others Dietary needs Medical
March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
Trees beautify the community, and when planted in the right spot, can help lower energy bills. But planting trees too close to power lines could be dangerous. Plant the “right tree in the right place” to enjoy safe, reliable electricity.ShrubsKeep
March
28,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/New_York
A portable generator can keep your lights and appliances running during power outages while linemen make repairs to restore electricity. Keep these tips in mind when using a generator:USE OUTSIDE Don’t run a generator inside any enclosed or
February
23,
2022
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
Help keep linemen safe. When you see a utility vehicle on the side of the road with its emergency lights flashing, be sure to move over a lane.  If you can’t move over, slow down. Move Over Laws, like those in Georgia and across the U.S., help
January
27,
2022
| 15:59 PM America/New_York
When it’s chilly outside, you’re more likely to use additional electrical devices to keep warm – like space heaters and electric blankets. Keeping warm with these devices also means taking steps to safeguard your loved ones and home from potential
October
21,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
Scammers are known to threaten utility consumers with tactics like disconnecting power or legal action if you don't make an immediate payment.  Don't fall victim to these types of scams.Also, keep in mind:Our employees will never show up at
October
21,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
With hurricane season continuing through November 30 and winter storm season on the horizon, now is a good time to have a plan if you care for a loved one who is medically dependent on electricity.A severe tropical or winter storm could cause damage
October
19,
2021
| 08:36 AM America/New_York
A journeyman lineman team from Jackson EMC was named second among electric cooperatives competing at the 37th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kansas on Saturday. Top linemen from around the world compete in a series of events