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Safe Electricity-Safety Resources

heat

Don’t Let Summer Heat Strain Your Electrical System

When temperatures rise, electrical systems must work hard to power air conditioners. Some signs of electrical system overload include flickering lights, tripped circuits, and popping or sizzling sounds coming from outlets.

Get more home safety tips

storms

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

substations

Don’t Go Poking Around Substations

When outdoors this summer, always be aware of your surroundings and never enter an electrical substation for any reason. There is no game or piece of equipment important enough to enter a substation.

Learn more about outdoor safety


 

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