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Findlay Line Team Celebrates Over Eight Years Without Injury

As AEP employees continue to strive for Zero Harm, the Findlay line department can be being used as an example that a 100% safety record is achievable. That’s because the team recently hit an impressive safety milestone: 3,100 days without injury. “Eight and half years of no pain or suffering – it’s an amazing achievement,” …

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AEP Ohio Hangs Quilts? Yep, We Do.

Did you know the concept of barn quilts was born in Ohio? Did you know that there’s a dedicated quilt trail that runs across our state? You may not … but you could probably guess that if we were asked to lend a hand hanging them then we probably would say yes. Last month line …

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Safety Champion Kris Silas Can’t Stop Spotting Danger

An AEP safety motto is if you see something, say something. Columbus Technician Kris Silas sees more dangers than most … and, importantly, he also does something. “I had a previous supervisor who said that if you don’t have time to take care of a bad situation right away, then when will you?” Silas says. …

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Delaware Service Center Chips In For Its Schools

Employees at the Delaware Service Center had been talking about helping their community but were undecided on what to do. One of the lineman’s wife is a teacher and she brought up a glaring need in area schools: not enough supplies and a list of required items that many families struggled to afford. Line Mechanic-C …

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Coshocton Technician Honored for 45 Injury-Free Years

Don Brouse, a technician in Coshocton, has been named AEP Ohio Safety Champion for the month of June. Brouse is planning to retire in April 2020 and is being recognized by his peers for 45 years of injury-free service. What are some common safety hazards a technician faces? Ninety percent of it is driving. Then …

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