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from the desk of
) In «be alamage prevenliun warlal, eleelneal
iacllllizs [end In earn a great deal as re.-peel from
~, " f I ma.-e warlrlng araunel llaem. The aenal poles are
‘ 3 ' / easy tn spell to aleaernnne if power ls in Lhe area, bul
g ' $ ‘ nnaergrnunal laerlrue. can be Lhere a..- well. ln this erlrlion
_, of the Alabama 811 magazrne, Alabama 811 pm.-irlenl,
Ken Gllmore's aztldn pnnnrle. valuable mfunnaliun
regaralrng lndicalors of bunerl clectnc facllltles at ‘ob sltna.
The electrical lnduslry km a very .-nung eammnmenl to
safety anal many of the electrical pmvldsh aora.-. Alabama
include mcmbershlp ln llae 811 center a. pan of Lhat
Q i mmmllmnnt. or the locale mqumts pmtesazd m the first
v 4 *‘ erglu (8) months of this year, an eleclricnlfr1cllltyuwnL‘r has
‘ been notlfied an at least 14% of those. Tlm la calculated for
W those member. who are atnclly eleelneal pxovldzn. Add m
mumnpal ayalem~ who uperale elaclncnl racllrne. alnng wula
other types of utllty aemee. anal that number rue. lo almost
25% Tbe.e pertsnlages equare to nearly s5z,uuo nullficalluna
of propa.-eal exncatloru arounel potentlally bunea clzclncal

iacllmcs wllhin the am clglll (8) mamln of Lhls year. These numben Illustrate why
every excavation pro,eel 7 na maner how large or amall 7 almuld rneluae a qulck
Contact lo Alabama 811 lo have member iacllllles markerl.

we cncouragc yau lo vlsil wu/w.aIB11.(mll lo leam more abnul Lhe pwcltss of 811 anal
how ll bnnlzfits nal only the pmfzaslunzll excavator, but Lhc bomeawner anrl general
public allkz

Annette Rcbum
e nnmrb L7vrrrJur
/llnbanm S11
2015 Issue] Alabama an . 1

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