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Electrical Safety Tips for Halloween

Halloween is spooky fun for kids and adults alike, but the last thing anyone wants on the holiday is an actual horror story. To make sure you’re safe around electricity while celebrating All Hallows Eve, read these tips.

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.

National Electrical Safety Month: Power Lines on Trees

Before you break out the shears, there are a few safety tips to keep in mind when trimming your trees and shrubs!

National Electrical Safety Month: Electric Shock Drowning

Faulty wiring in and around your home can have dangerous consequences. When it comes into contact with water, it can become deadly.

National Electrical Safety Month: Overloaded Circuits

Did you know that 47,700 home fires in the U.S. are caused by electrical failures or malfunctions each year? From an outlet with too many plugs (remember that one scene in Christmas Vacation?) to a major appliance plugged into a power strip, overloaded circuits in your home can be dangerous. Here… [ Keep reading ]

How to Stay Safe and Warm During a Winter Power Outage

Power outages are never welcome occasions, but when they occur during cold winter weather they can go from an inconvenience to a safety hazard all too quickly. If you want to stay warm and safe during a winter outage, it’s best to be prepared!

Safety Tips to Make Your Holidays a Success

As the holiday season approaches, Seattle City Light wants all of its customers to celebrate the season in a safe, efficient manner. Here are a few electrical safety tips that you can take to ensure you and your family have a safe and festive holiday season.

Safety Tips for Outdoor Home Projects This Fall

Seattle City Light offers safety tips for your fall projects.

Safety Around Electrical Equipment Starts With Awareness

All of us need to recognize the hazards associated with electrical equipment to stay safe.