Safety Tips

Safety Tips

OUTDOOR SAFETY TIPS

  • Never touch a power line! Report downed power lines immediately 1-337-824-4330(Jennings Office) 1-337-598-5700(Hackett Office)
  • Don't put signs or advertisements on power poles- they are a hazard and reduce the life of the pole.
  • Be careful not touch overhead power lines with any materials when hauling or setting anything up.
  • Never retrieve balls or other objects from substations-high voltage equipment is very dangerous.
  • Be cautious of power lines when performing outside activities.

 

INDOOR SAFETY TIPS

  • Always replace damaged cords.
  • Never use electrical appliances in wet locations.
  • Pull on the plug, not the cord, to unplug an appliance.
  • Don't overload outlets with to many appliances
  • Unplug extension cards when not in use.
  • Use the correct wattage for light bulbs. Higher than recommended wattages can overheat and lead to fire.