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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 ]