Basin Electric’s Safety and Wellness Month wraps up

BE Well Committee group photo

Basin Electric’s BE Well Committee (from left): Jennifer Krogstad, Lynn Beiswanger, Kimberly Miller, Blake Stoner, Jennifer Holen, Michael Wanzek, Annie Lindseth, Jeremy Woeste, Nicole Perreault, Dustin Erhardt, and Tiffany Bailey.

Employees spoke, and Basin Electric’s BE Well Committee listened.

Based on employee feedback following last year’s Safety & Wellness Week, the committee decided to spread out safety-oriented and healthy activities throughout the entire month of June 2017.

Some events included in this year’s Safety & Wellness Month included healthy meals in the cafeteria, hearing screenings, massages, free bicycle tune-ups, and presentations on topics such as healthy cooking, foot pain, mental health, and insomnia.

“We have heard a lot of positive feedback so far,” said BE Well Committee Chair Nicole Perreault. “We hope we were able to provide employees many opportunities to learn and be inspired through this year’s safety and wellness activities.”

health fair participation

Andrew Brown, Basin Electric delivery service engineer, learns about possible effects of spinal misalignment during the health fair.

Employees line up for food

Employees line up to sample food during a presentation on meal prep and kitchen gadgets by Karmin’s Kitchen Table in Bismarck, ND.

Foot exam

Tiffany Bailey, Basin Electric engineering document coordinator, undergoes a quick exam during the foot pain and footwear presentation by the Dakota Foot and Ankle Clinic in Bismarck, ND. The clinic is a participant in the Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives Co-op Connections discount program.

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