Electrical safety tips for all ages

You are never too young to start learning about electrical safety.

Posted on May 29 2018 in Marshall County REMC

Does your family know what to do in case of…

Electrical Fire: Turn off the power, if possible. Never throw water on an electrical fire! Use a multipurpose fire extinguisher or one that is rated for electrical fires.

Downed Wire: Stay away from the wire. Do not touch anything or anyone that is touching it. 

Electrical Storms: Get inside. Stay out of the shower or bathtub. If you cannot get inside, go to low ground and crouch down. Do not use electrical appliances or the telephone. Avoid trees and other tall or metal objects. Stay out of water.

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