We use electricity every day. Electricity heats and cools our homes, powers entertainment devices, refrigerates and cooks our food and provides lighting. Electricity is incredibly useful but it can be dangerous. Keep informed on how to keep you and your family safe at home visit the Electrical Safety Authority to learn more.
It is important to keep electrical safety in mind even during a power outage. For more information on how to stay safe during an outage click here.
There are dangers associated with coming in contact with overhead powerlines and other distribution equipment. The effects can be instant and deadly. The Electrical Safety Authority has eight safety tips to stay safe around power lines.
8 Essential Powerline Safety Tips
System damage can happen on different areas of an electrical system that can impact the number of outages and the time it takes to restore power. Below is an infographic provided by the ESA (Electrical Safety Authority) displaying the diverse areas of an electrical distribution system where damage can occur.
During unusual or extreme weather conditions multiple areas of a system can be impacted simultaneously. Local Utilities work together to ensure power is restored as soon as possible - volume and weather severity can impact the speed of repairs.
Here are 7 simple fixes from the Electrical Safety Authority to make your home a safezone for you and your kids.
For more helpful tips on electrical safety visit the Electrical Safety Authority https://esasafe.com/safety/.
You could get a monthly, on-bill credit of $35 or more. The OESP credit amount depends on how many people live in the home and the combined annual household after tax income. Effective March 1, 2024 income eligibility thresholds change making more homes eligible for the credit. Beware of energy scams: Home energy assessments, audits, inspections and home visits are not required to apply for the OESP. Apply now or learn more at OESP.caREAD ALL ARTICLES
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