Category Archives: Safety

Opportunity to help a utility and community in need presents itself for Peoples Gas

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Swap Santa’s sleigh and his reindeer for TECO’s mobile command center and a Peoples Gas crew and you get a sense of the warm holiday feelings that having your natural gas back on can bring. That’s the scene right now … Continue reading

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Hartley, Peoples Gas receive recognition from Department of Defense

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When the Department of Defense came to honor TECO’s Justin Hartley for service to his country, fellow team member Chris Durost knew exactly what he could do for his company. Durost, Daytona Division supervisor with Peoples Gas, accepted the Patriot … Continue reading

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You can now contact Sunshine 811 online

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Having utility lines located and marked before you begin any project that requires digging is still required by law. But now you can make your request online as well as over the phone. Homeowners and excavators digging at a single address can … Continue reading

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How to detect a natural gas leak

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Natural gas has an excellent safety record. This is the result of extensive operating standards and safety programs the industry uses. Plus the programs are overseen by regulatory agencies at both the state and federal levels. On top of that, … Continue reading

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The dangers of “dig-ins” – buried treasure becomes buried trouble if you rupture a natural gas line

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You don’t have to dig deep, from a literal standpoint, to find a huge potential hazard nearby: All it takes is a shovel and a natural gas pipeline buried right beneath you. Some call them “dig-ins,” and if you create … Continue reading

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