Electricity Safety

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Safety First, Always

That's more than a motto. It’s our promise to you.

Electricity can be extremely dangerous, and we want you to be safe. That’s why we offer free interactive training, demos and classroom resources for schools, businesses and organizations in our service area.*

Call 1 800 668 2248 or contact us online for more information, to book a session or request a classroom kit.

*If you’re not in our service area, please contact your local utility.

Electricity Education Resources

  • Teaching Power

    Teaching Power gives teachers in our service area everything you need to teach your Grade 5 students about electricity, electrical safety, energy measurement and conservation. You’ll get background information and activities complete with lesson plans, answer keys and instructions on how to complete each activity. Learning outcomes, time and materials needed, advance preparation, procedure and extension activities are also provided.

    Learn more about our award-winning Grade 5 program developed by teachers for teachers.

  • POWER LINE SAFETY TRAINING FOR EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDERS

    You'll probably beat us to the scene of an emergency involving electrical facilities. Are you up-to-date with the latest response tactics and electric safety practices? We offer free half-day power line safety training for emergency first responders – Fire, RCMP, Emergency Medical Services and Environment Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD) personnel – in our service area. Led by our safety professionals and Power Line Technicians, you’ll learn you need to know to protect the public and respond safely to electrical emergencies.

  • ELECTRIC HAZARD DEMO

    Learn about 12 electrical hazards you’re likely to come across at home or in your community. Our interactive demo, with shocking sound and visual effects, drives home the dangers of playing and working around power lines. Kids and adults alike learn how to spot and avoid hazards. Book a demo for your school or event today.

     

  • 7 STEPS TO ELECTRICAL SAFETY

    Make sure you and your crew go home safe at the end of your shift.

    Learn how to identify and avoid power line hazards on the worksite. Our presentation and interactive electric hazard simulator demonstrate the terrible consequences of contacting an energized power line in a way that you won’t soon forget. Seeing is believing when it comes to the potentially fatal power of electricity. 

Safety Resources

Get safety tips, checklists and how-to videos to help you, your family and your people stay safe. 

Partners in Power line Safety

We work with our industry partners to promote power line safety and prevent accidents. Visit our partners' sites for more resources and training.