REA safety director Greg Hambrick came by to talk about National Electric Safety Month.
May is National Electric Safety Month. Remember the dangers and hazards of electricity when handled improperly.
Spring /Summer Project Hazards
"811" - Call before you dig number
Trimming trees - hidden power lines
Aluminum Ladders - overhead power lines
"Look Up" - don't plant trees or build structures under power lines
Home Electric Safety-
Check outlets/extension cords for overload
Check electric cords for damage
Check light bulbs - -proper wattage
Install tamper resistant receptacles
Install GFCI outlets
Install AFCI breakers