Posts Tagged: safety

6 Monumental Firework Safety Tips for 4th of July

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Independence Day is almost here, and while it’s a day to celebrate, let’s not forget about firework safety. In 2018, eight people died and over 12,000 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents. Fireworks are meant to be enjoyed, but you’ll enjoy them much more knowing your family is safe. Here… Read more »

Kissimmee Utility Releases 2019 Electrical Safety Calendar

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Jan. 8, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority has released its 2019 calendar of electrical safety, featuring the winning entries from its 25th annual student art contest. The calendar, available free of charge at the utility’s customer service center at 1701 W. Carroll Street in Kissimmee, features an assortment of electrical safety tips and… Read more »

Winners of KUA Electrical Safety Calendar Contest Announced

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Nov. 30, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today announced the winners of its 25th annual student calendar art contest. Open to Osceola County students in kindergarten through sixth grade, the contest is designed to promote electrical safety among students and their families. This year, a total of 1,201 entries were received from 25… Read more »

KUA Earns Statewide Recognition for Worker Safety

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 13, 2018 – The Florida Municipal Electric Association on Saturday presented its annual safety award to Kissimmee Utility Authority for the utility’s continued commitment to safe work practices during the past year. KUA earned the state’s third best safety record for electric utilities with 400,000 to 949,999 worker-hours of exposure. Entrants were… Read more »

Mylar Balloons Spark Power Outage in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 15, 2017 – A pair of Mylar balloons released Friday morning in Kissimmee were responsible for a power outage affecting more than 2,500 homes and businesses, the Kissimmee Utility Authority reported today. At 11:27 a.m., the balloons became entangled in overhead power lines near the intersection of Carroll Street and Thacker Avenue,… Read more »