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Safe Electricity-Safety Resources

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June Is Home Safety Month

Take time this month to make sure your home is safe from electrical hazards. Check outlets for loose fitting plugs, and examine cords for damage.

Get more home electrical safety tips

ESD

If You Feel a Shock, Swim Away from the Dock!

Stay safe from a hidden fresh water hazard called electric shock drowning (ESD). If swimmers feel anything akin to electric current, they should swim away from anything that could be energized.

Learn more about ESD

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Prepare Now for Outages Later

Severe weather can bring down power lines and cause power outages. Be prepared with an emergency preparedness kit. This should include: a radio, flashlight, extra batteries, water, food, and more.

Be ready for power outages


 

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