National Electrical Safety Month: Contact Voltage

Find out how a few contact voltage incidents led to City Light's utility-wide shift towards stronger safety standards, built from the ground up.

Contact Voltage

For our last installment of National Electrical Safety Month, we would like to share a little bit about City Light’s own focus on safety and how it has evolved over the years. In 2010 and 2015, City Light experienced multiple safety incidents involving employees and the community. These incidents created a wake-up call within the utility, leading to actions built on innovation, agency, and listening. In April 2018, City Light’s dedication to improving its safety culture was featured in Northwest Public Power Association’s Bulletin magazine.

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