Electricity safety

Electricity is powerful. Respect it and use it safely.

Power line safety

Be aware of overhead power lines and avoid electricity hazards. If you see a downed power line stay at least 10 metres away and call us at 1-866-436-7847 (24 hours) or 911 immediately.

Power line safety

Power outage safety

Learn how to prepare for power outages, and stay safe during and after an outage.

Power outage safety

Safety around dams

Stay safe around hydroelectric dams, reservoirs and generating stations.

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Electricity accidents: prevention and treatment

Learn how to prevent and treat electric shocks, and stay safe when an electric pole or wire falls on or near your vehicle.

Electricity accidents: prevention and treatment

Find a licensed contractor

Our electricity contractor directory has licensed and local professionals to install or service your electric equipment and appliances.