PPE Vending Machines

PPE Vending Machines

At Prairie State, personal protective equipment (PPE) vending machines are in use at both the power plant and mine. Our vending machines are important to employee safety because they offer convenient and easy access to PPE and other high turning inventory. Our vendors take care of stocking the machines on a weekly basis. At the mine, PPE vending machines are located in the staging area for con… More
Providing Fire Safety At The Mine

Providing Fire Safety At The Mine

The mine’s fire brigade has seen many positive changes so far this year. Every other month, the members are training with their crew to practice firefighting. The priorities of this team are personal safety, fire suppression, fire containment, and asset preservation. In the unlikely event of a fire, they have fifteen minutes to mitigate the flame before regulators must be notified, which is w… More
National Safety Month Wrap Up

National Safety Month Wrap Up

As National Safety Month comes to a close, we reflect on all we have learned about mental wellness, driving safety, ergonomics, and child safety. Though the month is over, we encourage you to continue your research of various topics, enabling yourself and your family to stay safe. More

National Safety Month – Week 4

In our fourth and final week of National Safety Month, our focus is on child safety. There are many risks that can present themselves to children of all ages. Here are some considerations to make sure your loved ones stay safe: More

National Safety Month – Week 3

During our third week of National Safety Month, our focus is on ergonomics and overexertion. Overexertion causes 35% of all work-related injuries, and it continues to be a leading cause of injury over all age groups. Here are some ways to prevent ergonomic injuries: More