Central EMC Earns Safety Accreditation
April 13th, 2011
Sanford, N.C. – Central Electric Membership Corporation (Central EMC), headquartered in Sanford, has received national recognition for its comprehensive safety program.
The Rural Electric Safety Accreditation Program, which recognized the electric cooperative, is one of the few programs in the country that provides a management tool for continuous safety and loss control assessment that is specific to electric utilities. The program was founded in 1967.
The certificate, the eighth to be awarded to the cooperative, was recently presented to Central EMC at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives (NCAEC) in Raleigh.
Central EMC is a member-owned electric cooperative serving more than 20,000 members in five counties.
NCAEC is the trade association for North Carolina’s electric cooperatives, a network of electric cooperative organizations that provide reliable, safe and affordable electric service to more than 950,000 homes, farms and businesses in North Carolina. North Carolina’s electric cooperatives consist of 26 electric co-ops throughout the state. Each is member-owned, not-for-profit and overseen by a board of directors elected by the membership.
Central Electric, a Touchstone Energy cooperative provides reliable, safe and affordable electricity to more than 20,000 members in Lee, Chatham, Harnett and Moore counties.
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