Posts Tagged: safety

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 »