Public Safety 

Electrical Safety

Electricity is everywhere. Even momentary contact can cause injuries or even be deadly. Always assume powerlines are live, whether it’s powerlines on utility or those entering your home or building. Click on the links below to learn more about each subject.

Fallen Power Lines
Stay away from downed lines. Follow our direction if you see fallen lines.

Ladders
Never stand ladders near powerlines. Learn how to stay safe while working.

Trees
Trees that come in contact with electricity can be dangerous. Teach your children how to stay safe.

Appliances
Check out our tips before purchasing new appliances and how to stay safe while operating them.

Generators
A home generator can be a good back-up solution, if used safely.  Consider our tips before you  use one at home.

Flooding
Learn how to keep your family safe in the event of a flood.

Space Heaters
Space heaters can provide comfort during the winter months. Follow our dos and don’ts to ensure their safe use.

Holiday Decorating
Keep your home safe during the holidays. Read up on our ten quick tips.