Prairie State Power Plant Celebrates Safety Milestone

Prairie State Power Plant Celebrates Safety Milestone

Today marks an important safety milestone at Prairie State’s power plant as our team celebrates one year without a recordable or lost time incident. This accounts for over 446,000 hours of work performed with superb safety performance. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) classifies recordable incidents as any work-related injury or illness that requires treatment beyond f… More
Power Plant Fire Brigade

Power Plant Fire Brigade

Prairie State’s Power Plant Fire Brigade was established in early 2019; throughout the year, they were trained on how to provide efficient and safe services. After finalizing their procedures, the team went live in January 2020. “The Fire Brigade will provide fire suppression services to the power plant. However, our number one priority is the safety of the lives involved,” said Sean Land… More
Understanding Safety with the BLOC Program

Understanding Safety with the BLOC Program

Part of our commitment to CORESafety includes continuous training in behavior-based safety. Because of this, the mine hosts regular training sessions for employees. Last year, Dr. Lori Guasta held a Behavior, Leadership, and Organizational Culture (BLOC) training session at the Lively Grove Mine, where 53 employees were invited to participate. Dr. Guasta, who developed the BLOC program, is a re… More
Understanding Safety to Improve Behavior

Understanding Safety to Improve Behavior

At the power plant, the Safety Through Observation, Reliability, and Mindset (STORM) Committee uses behavioral cues to improve our safety culture. Established in 2017, the mission of the STORM Committee is to reduce the number and severity of injuries at Prairie State. “Our intent is to empower a safety-conscious workforce by using confidentiality, observation, feedback, education, and coachi… More

Holiday Decorating And Entertaining Safety

Winter holidays are a great time for families and friends to get together and celebrate. Following a few simple tips on decorating, entertaining, and tree selection will ensure a happy and safe holiday season. More