While electricity is a force that makes our lives better and more rewarding, it can also be dangerous if proper precautions are not taken. Each year, people are injured or killed by accidental contact with electrical equipment. If you're ever unsure whether an activity poses a risk, you should always:

STOP what you're doing and stay away from electrical equipment.

LOOK for hazards and call 911 for help.

LIVE and prevent serious injury by taking safety precautions.


Keeping Your Kids Safe

Teach kids how to stay safe around electricity with these fun and educational resources.

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Keeping Yourself Safe

Know how to stay safe during an electrical emergency at your home or jobsite.

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If you ever see a power line down, immediately call 911.



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Last Modified: November 9, 2022