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Safe Electricity-Safety Resources

snow storm

Stay Safe and Warm after a Winter Storm

The aftermath of a winter storm can leave feet of snow, downed power lines, and power outages. If the power goes out, know how to stay warm until power is restored. Close off unneeded rooms, cover windows at night, and keep extra blankets and warm clothes at hand.

Find out how to stay warm during an outage

flooding

Look Out for Hazards Caused by Flooding

After the coastal flooding in the Northeast, remember to have a professional check out electrical appliances that have been in contact with water.

Keep your head above water with flood safety tips

generators

Use Generators Safely During Power Outages

Winter storms can bring down lines and cause power outages.  If using a generator for power, know how to use it safely.  Never plug a generator into a wall outlet.  This creates backfeed and can injure the people who are trying to restore power.

Get generator safety tips


 

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