Will we be calling your name? You still have time to enter! KOZI Birthday Club...Email your information to kozi@kozi.com      

Stay up to date on all your local community news on KOZI.
The morning edition is from 7 to 8:45 a.m.
Don’t forget to tune in for our News at Noon, and the evening edition at 5 p.m.
For quick news on the go, listen to our news minutes at the top and bottom of every hour
from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 "Submit a News Story or Idea"


Beware Of Downed Power Lines 5/7/2012
With spring, comes spring storms- including high winds that occasionally cause power lines to fall or dangle, posing a risk to people who come across them.
 
ChelanCounty PUD Safety Training Coordinator, Dave Parkhill, reminds us of the potentially deadly threat of downed electric wires- asking us to assume every power line is energized.
 
And Parkhill adds that is in not just the downed lines we need to worry about, activities such as kite flying could potentially bring us too close to power lines, and if not handled properly, can create serious dangers.
 
Overhead power lines are not insulated, and can carry more than 500,000 volts. Touching power lines will cause a person to become an electrical conductor that can often result in death.
 
In 2009, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 63 people were killed by coming into contact with overhead power lines. 
"CLICK HERE" for Audio
"CLICK HERE" for Audio


EEO REPORT |  COPYRIGHT POLICY |  CONTEST RULES |  EMPLOYMENT |  SISTER STATIONS