Electrical Safety at Cuivre River Electric Cooperative is a top priority

Cuivre River Electric is Missouri’s largest electric distribution cooperative, providing a safe and dependable supply of electricity and related services to more than 62,500 members in our community. We understand the responsibility we have as an electric distribution cooperative and recognize safety as one of our core values.


Education, Training and Information. The cooperative principle Cuivre River Electric abides by to educate our members, directors and employees so they can contribute effectively to the development of our cooperative.


Cuivre River Electric’s Safety Committee increases our employee’s electrical safety awareness through various U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations. The Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives (AMEC) provides additional training programs.


We believe safety is a culture that starts with our employees. As one of our core values we are committed to developing this culture within our organization and developing our employees to be leaders in electrical safety.


The Cuivre River Electric network covers more than 2,000 square miles across Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles and Warren counties. Our distribution infrastructure includes more than 3,115 miles of overhead power lines using over 69,500 utility poles and more than 2,640 miles of underground power lines.


Cuivre River Electric’s Communication Department produces and provides educational materials, news releases and community programs regarding the dangers of electricity inside and outside a member’s home or business.