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How CoServ linemen stay safe during emergencies

How CoServ linemen stay safe during emergencies

There’s a reason we mention safety first and foremost; we want all our linemen to get home to their families every day – especially when working near high voltage electricity.

CoServ sends linemen to Florida to help restore power after Hurricane Ian

CoServ sends linemen to Florida to help restore power after Hurricane Ian

CoServ crews are scheduled to be there for about two weeks helping to restore power to PRECO members. The National Rural Electric Cooperative estimates 49,000 of PRECO’s 55,000 members are without power in the wake of the hurricane.

CoServ linemen showcase skills at Texas Lineman's Rodeo

CoServ linemen showcase skills at Texas Lineman's Rodeo

Competitions included racing up a pole with an egg, conducting a hurt man rescue with a 200-pound mannequin and two mystery events where teams of three raced against the clock to change out equipment. CoServ competed against utilities from all over Texas and we are proud of their efforts and for showing the state what CoServ is all about.

Call 811 to avoid hitting buried utilities

Call 811 to avoid hitting buried utilities

August 11 is National Safe Digging Day, or 8-11, the perfect time to remind the public about the importance of having utilities marked before digging. It’s not just a recommendation – it’s required by Texas law.

CoServ responds to AC emergency amid 100-degree temperatures

CoServ responds to AC emergency amid 100-degree temperatures

“CoServ has been an invaluable partner for so many years,” said Brian White, Development Director at Frisco Family Services. “CoServ is so committed to the community and helping us provide assistance to those in crisis.”

CoServ's system operators make fast-paced decisions for safety and reliability

CoServ's system operators make fast-paced decisions for safety and reliability

Anytime CoServ electric linemen work on a high-voltage line, they gear up with proper PPE (personal protective equipment), including insulated gloves and sleeves. But most importantly, the job requires precise coordination with someone who can see the bigger picture, like which way the power is flowing, how it can be rerouted to restore power to as many people as possible, which lines are energized, and which are not. 

At CoServ, this job belongs to the System Operators in the dispatch center at the headquarters in Corinth.

CoServ Gas issues safety tips amid freezing cold weather

  • Safety
  • Thursday February 3, 2022
CoServ Gas issues safety tips amid freezing cold weather

CoServ Gas has some quick tips to keep you and your family safe during this cold snap.

Always stay safe and aware around carbon monoxide

Always stay safe and aware around carbon monoxide

Unfortunately, cases of people trying to find creative ways to stay warm during the winter, such as leaving a gas oven open or bringing a grill inside, often lead to death or serious injury.

CoServ's blood drive collects enough blood to save 162 lives

CoServ's blood drive collects enough blood to save 162 lives

The majority of the donors who participated were CoServ Employees with others coming from our partner, the Lake Cities Chamber of Commerce. Overall, there were 21 first-time donors.

Cybersecurity: Under lock and key

Cybersecurity: Under lock and key

Cybersecurity plays a critical role in all businesses today but that responsibility is even greater for critical infrastructure like an electric or natural gas utility. CoServ doesn’t just guard personal information for our Electric Members and Gas Customers, we safeguard the electric grid and natural gas system from cybercriminals.

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