The IMEA News
Welcome to Greendale, Indiana
Substantial Changes Made Since MARCH 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
Congratulations to our 2020 IMEA Top Out Apprentices!
Today there are fewer then 1900 lineman in Indiana. They are heroes to communities in times of outages and natural disasters. Linemen remain dedicated to keeping the legacy of the pioneering lineman before them alive. Completion of the IMEA apprenticeship program marks the beginning of a rewarding career where the learning and training never stops. Thank you for continuing the tradition of service as a municipal line worker. Thank you for being Public Power Proud.
Personal Fall Protection Systems
Substance Abuse in the Workplace
Dangers of Dehydration
Workplace Safety Measures and Risks in Utility Industry: Protecting Your Workers
As we near the end of the second quarter of 2020, we would like to thank you for your continued focus on safety, working safely and ensuring a safe working environment. We continue to encourage you to invest in your employees and workplace through safety education programs through the Indiana Municipal Electric Association (IMEA).
Best Practices To Protect Power Utility Workers From Heat Illnesses
You don’t have to work in the industry to notice the outside temperatures are rising. However, for those of you that do work in power utilities and outside in the elements – we need to be more aware of how the heat affects everyone so that you can continue to work in a safe manner. Read More...
Featured News from APPA Overview of the Federal Legislative Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Cost Recovery for COVID-19 Related Cost for Public Utilities
Congress has passed and the President has signed into law three legislative responses to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Some aspects of these bills have been helpful to public power, including provisions intended to help utility customers pay their bills, steps to ensure liquidity in municipal credit markets, and direct aid to states and local governments responding to the pandemic. Work on a fourth bill to shore up funding for a small business grant program is already underway, and subsequent legislation focused less on emergency response and disaster mitigation - and more on economic recovery - is expected. Read More...
Five Leadership Lessons From COVID-19
Leaders are trying to adapt to one of the most challenging times in history. It helps to meet employees—and a difficult situation—both head-on and with empathetic agility. Nothing tests your mettle as a leader more than times of extreme adversity. Yet here we sit in the middle of a global pandemic. Although none of us never could have imagined the sequence of events that we are experiencing today, I’m sure we have all learned some valuable lessons that are helping us navigate these unprecedented times. Read More....
Supervisors Procedures for Pandemic Responses 2020
As shelter-in-place orders enacted in response to COVID-19 are lifted throughout the country, companies and organizations have begun the process of returning their workforces from home back to the workplace. Read More....
Letter From 2020 IMEA Board President: Bob Dunderman
IMEA is extremely happy to invite Bob Dunderman to lead the Association and Board of Directors. His letter illustrates leadership and compassion for all IMEA Utilities and we look forward to his guidance and direction in the months ahead. Thank you Bob Dunderman for your time and involvement in Public Power.