Practice Safe Electricity

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Call Before You Dig!

Smart digging means calling 811 before each job. Whether you are a homeowner or a professional excavator, one call to 811 gets your underground utility lines marked for FREE. More info...


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Stay Safe AND Warm!

Using an electric space heater can be an effective way to keep warm, but it is not without its hazards and costs. Electric space heaters must be used safely. More than 25,000 fires and 300 deaths are caused by the improper use of electric heaters every year. More info...


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Plugging In Safely

The next time you reach for an extension cord, remember this: just because a particular cord is long enough, it’s not necessarily the right one for the job. For more info... 


generator_safetyGenerate Power Safely - and Save a Life (or Two)

If you own an electric generator, either portable or permanently installed, you could save a life by connecting and using it properly. If used incorrectly, these generators can be fatal. For more info... 

 


safety_balloonsKites, Balloons, and Power Lines Don't Mix

In the past, balloons have caused thousands of dollars of damage when they have contacted power lines.  When balloons contact power lines, they short out conductors, causing power outages, voltage fluctuations, and electrical fires. For more info...


icon safety breakerCheck Your Circuit Breakers First

Before you call AMP about a problem with your electricity in your home, you should check your circuit breakers. For more info...

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