The workplace is a hotbed for electricity interaction. Learn more about how you can protect yourself from a shock.
Most electrical fires can be traced to overheated circuits and overloaded equipment. When abused, insulation may melt or burn, exposing live wires. Learn what to do in the event of a fire and how to avoid having one.
Powerlines, substations, and transformers all contain “live” parts that can be dangerous to contact. Whether uninsulated overhead powerlines or underground powerlines, it’s important to exercise caution around any electrical system.
Purchasing an electric generator as a standby system can help prepare for the possibility of a power outage. However, generators may pose a serious safety hazard if not used and installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. Be sure to follow all safety guidelines when using a generator.
Need to dig? Call 811. It’s the law. Utility and communication services can be within a few feet of the ground’s surface. Even a small dent or a scrape can cause damage, resulting in a leak or service-wide disruptions.