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COVID-19 PPE Exemptions

PPE exemptions for GCPUD employees during meals and breaksBasis for Request:This exemption is needed for a clear communication to employees and affected contractors to ensure a safe setting is provided to employees during breaks and meals. The exemption provides guidance and responsibilities of workers to ensure a safe environment during these time...
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Commission Recap 4-14-2020: Feds approve Grant PUD's Shoreline Management Plan

Grant PUD commission meetings are being held via video conference until the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided. The meetings are recorded. Links and timestamps are below. Members of the public may also listen in to the live meeting by calling an access telephone number and punching in the conference number. See instructions under the day'...
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Cost-Coding Attributes for COVID-19 Response related work:

The following cost-codes have been developed specifically for work impacted by the District's response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Expenditure Coding TIME CODE Use previously established/ standard Time Codes,for any work performed; including regular, modified, and/or COVID-19 Response related work – e.g., Regular – 11; Regular – 1; etc.For ...
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PCard Packets and SOE's

Expenditure Coding: Any expense directly related to COVID-19 Response should be coded using INITIATIVE Code IN126 COVID-19 Response. This includes contracts, purchase orders, directs, warehouse items, employee statement of expense, and p-card purchases.P-card ReconciliationPlease enter COVID-19 in the comment section and use INITIATIVE Code IN...
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Magicians and miracle workers

Procurement, Warehouse and Facilities have had a busy few weeksLadies and gentlemen of Grant PUD, prepare to be astounded! From the enchanted sagelands of the great river's basin, we bring to you, without further ado, the infamous, the one-and-only, the incomparable… (drum roll, please)… "The Great Procurio.""Ahhh, you are too kind, my children. Ze...
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Building Resiliency Series (Course materials)

Session Five: Finding Meaning & Envisioning Your Future During These Times   Download PDF File Here Session Four: Self-Care and Coping Strategies in the Face of Uncertainty     Download PDF File Here Session Three: Grounding and Staying Focused on Future Outcomes    Download PDF File Here Session Two: Sta...
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HealthAdvocate COVID-19 materials

 Here are the latest materials from Health Advocate with regards to COVID-19. Scroll down to view them all.  Webinar - Establishing emotional balance during challenging timesTools and techniques to manage stress during the COVID-19 OutbreakAs we approach Mental Health Awareness month in May, HealthAdvocate shares the following webina...
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Remote-working Grant PUD employee tests positive for COVID-19

A Grant PUD employee has tested positive for COVID-19. Our coworker has not contacted other Grant PUD employees for more than two weeks and is presently at home under quarantine.In compliance with health privacy laws, we won't be releasing further information about our coworker. Our thoughts and well-wishes for a quick and thorough recovery are wit...
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Thank You

Thank you to everyone helping to keep us going during this time! We appreciate all that you do! #WeAreGrantCountyHaga click para Español
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Need Covid-related supplies? Here's how and what to order

Our response to COVID-19 has prompted some process changes to how we provide supplies needed specifically for the response.  The process and guidelines below are meant to serve you all as effectively and efficiently as possible while avoiding shortages of these critical supplies where they may be needed most.All requests for COVID-related "cri...
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Employee Association launches mask-making drive

The Grant PUD Employee Association has launched a drive to make 500 fabric masks for our coworkers. If you have a sewing machine and know how to use it, we need your help!Cotton fabric face masks are not required to be worn by staff, but the Grant County Health District says the masks can help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and can be a good ...
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Ralph's work with 811 helps make county safer

Grant PUD's own Ralph Gonzalez is a member of Grant Adams Utility Coordinating Council which promotes safety through the 811/Call Before You Dig program. Call Before You Dig, 811, is a service that gives everyone from professional builders to homeowners an easy-to-remember number to call to learn the location of any underground utilities ...
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Best practices for active work zones: The team's on it

The week of March 2, Continuous Improvement Team 5 met to complete a rapid-improvement workshop on "active work zone safety." The Safety Steering Team choose a group of employees with diverse experience to work together to improve how we establish, identify, manage and train on active work zones. It didn't take long for the team to identify that ac...
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Instructions for getting reports out of Vivid LMS

If you are trying to confirm what your folks are accomplishing in LMS during these time here is a document with directions on how to do so. I have also posted it in the Business Continuity Chat, and it is in the files as well.A reminder that you need an Admin account versus user account which looks like the picture below. Admin account logins are u...
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Required COVID-19 Training

Supervisors – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, two agencies with regulatory authority over worker safety have recently issued guidance to help protect employees. Those agencies, the Washington State Department of Labor Industries (L&I) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), have each produced a document that describe...
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Free printable safety coloring pages

Download one of the free comic book coloring pages and watch your kids have fun with Grant PUD's Safety Superheroes, Surge and Electricia. They'll learn general tips for electrical safety both in the home and outdoors, recreation safety and energy conservation.  [Click to download] [Click to download]  [Click to d...
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Barrows becomes Transportation manager

I'd like to announce the promotion of Brian Barrows to Grant PUD Transportation Manager, effective March 6.Prior to joining our team in 2008 Brian owned/operated Basin Auto & Truck repair in Quincy from 1999-2008. In June 2008 he started at Grant as a tech 2 on swing shift. A year later he was moved to a tech 3 and later was promoted to foreman...
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Email ‘phishing’ scams continue to fool us

Don't let your guard down  The Grant PUD Cybersecurity Team is constantly "testing" us by sending emails with all the earmarks of a scam, just to see if we fall for them.These "test" emails are harmless, but they're very like the real thing. Phishing scammers disguise themselves as trusted sources to trick their victims into revealing account ...
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All Grant PUD recreation sites closed until further notice

Desplácese hacia abajo para españolMove coincides with other public lands' closures to prevent spread of COVID-19 EPHRATA — Grant PUD has made the difficult decision to close all its parks, campsites, boat launches and other recreation areas and facilities until further notice as an added measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.Th...
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Office Services

Office Services is only accessible for couriers. If you need supplies, please send an email to Office Services and your supplies will be distributed via courier. If you need to drop off mail and it cannot be sent via the courier, or if you need supplies that are outside of the courier stops, please contact x. 2356 or direct dial 793-1582 for arrang...
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