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Paducah Power Marks Four Years Without Lost Time Accident

Paducah Power System

Paducah Power System is reporting four years without injuries to its crew resulting in lost work hours. The utility says they reached this safety milestone Monday.

In a news release, General Manager Gary Zheng says employees are exposed to many dangers and the achievement is a testament to their dedication to safety.

PPS employees attend regular safety meetings in individual departments and monthly meetings for crews working around specific types of equipment, along with special classes for fire extinguishing, first aid and workplace violence. All employees are certified in CPR and the use of defibrillators every two years.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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