Mary’s Story: Staying Safe Around Down Power Lines*
On a stormy night in 2021, Mary Gehrig’s vehicle came in contact with a downed power line. Mary did everything right—she called 911 and stayed in her vehicle until responders told her it was safe to exit. Watch her story.
All About Farm Electrical Safety*
Before you head into the field, always review the locations of power sources with your team and avoid hazards like overhead power lines and other electrical equipment. Watch this video for more safety tips.
Call Before You Dig In*
You must call 811 and wait for utilities to be marked before you start digging—it’s the law. Watch this video for fast facts on calling 811.
What Is Electric Shock Drowning (ESD)?*
If electrical current is released into water by a source like a boat or a dock, it can cause electric shock drowning. Watch this video for tips on how to prevent, spot, and respond to ESD.
Generator Safety Tips
Start your generator before connecting appliances. Watch this video for more tips when using a portable generator,
Be a Smart Cookie: Safe Cooking Tips*
Follow these tips to stay safe in the kitchen.
Protect Your Pets*
Keep your pets safe by following these tips.
*Videos courtesy of SafeElectricity.org.