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Electric Safety

Learn how to be safe with electricity, both indoors and out.  MID’s BeAware Bear has some helpful safety tips:

Indoor safety

  •   Keep appliances away from water.
  •   Only plugs go in outlets.
  •   Place portable heaters away from walls and drapes.
  •   Place portable heaters where you won’t trip over the cord.
  •   Unplug holiday lights when you leave the house.

Outdoor safety

  • Stay away from downed power lines – call 911.
  • Call before you dig.
  • Keep ladders, tools and yourself away from power lines.
  • Watch out for power lines when you trim a tree.
  • Fly kites in open areas away from power lines.
  • Don’t play near power lines or anything electric.