Page 11 - Mississippi 811 Magazine 2019 Issue 3
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women In Safety Excellence _ M mm “mm” M5
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interventions trequently take a Dne-size-fity 2"“ “='""=:>;“v;"'; :4“ “":_*°C“""

all approach women in safety Excellence (WISE) believes “""" ‘" ' ' "’"‘"" '

we must advucale fur gender-specific solutions. with

appmximalely 2,000 members, WISE is the leading member

community within ASSP's glubal membership of 38,000

safety and health professionals The group is cummilled tn

intluencirig industry and identitying solutions to safety and

health challenges that impact women worldwide. safety is a

team effun It takes all of us

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than one might think! Ketha Molina, Damage Prevention """"“”" c"""" 5Y“‘"‘ ‘"“"Y l"“‘°'

Manager — West Texas for Texas 811, is a member ui WISE.  
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message and w1sE message together, realizing her role is In

protect the piiblic [rum serious injuries and possible death,

which includes educating family, friends, neighbors, and the

general public an digging safely.

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anuiher some view fiber and electric lines as ”les~' of a risk," AM:g"cANM.Ds1-,:EAM

hnwever, when fiber lines are hll, 911 access can be impacted,

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