It’s National Electrical Safety Month and at Dakota Electric, safety is more than just a priority — it’s a core value that guides everything we do. Our recent annual Safety Week was a testament to this commitment, as we engaged our employees in a series of activities designed to reinforce safety protocols and enhance preparedness. Here’s a glimpse into the highlights of the week:

Dakota Electric’s Safety Week began with powerline safety demonstrations, providing valuable insights into potential hazards and mitigation steps. Additionally, the Personal Threat Alarm Test ensured readiness to respond swiftly to any potential threats.

On Tuesday, line crews showcased their proficiency in pole top rescue operations, enhancing both rescue skills and confidence in handling emergencies. Meanwhile, employee tours offered firsthand insights into field equipment and training processes, fostering continuous learning.

Wednesday focused on preparedness with a hazardous weather drill, ensuring all employees are equipped to handle adverse weather situations effectively. Thursday featured a clean-up day, promoting teamwork and addressing safety concerns in the workplace.

To conclude the week, a motivational speaker inspired employees to prioritize safety in both their professional and personal lives.

Dakota Electric’s Safety Week underscores our commitment to fostering a culture of safety, ensuring it remains a top priority in all our operations to safeguard the well-being of employees and the communities we serve.