电气安全 tips

  • Know where your home's circuit panel is and how to turn off your breakers 和主开关.
  • 从来没有 use an oven to heat your home.
  • If you’re using a generator, follow the manufacturer's instructions. See safety tips about portable generators.
  • Check for overhead powerlines when working outdoors around your house. Remember to keep tall ladders, roofing materials and pruning equipment clear of overhead 电线 to avoid a hazardous situation.
  • Stay clear of downed 电线.
  • 从来没有 climb transmission towers, power poles or substation fences. If a pet is stuck after climbing a power pole, call PSE at 1-888-225-5773 或打电话 911.
  • Do not sit on the cabinets housing electrical equipment.
  • When getting ready to dig, make sure to 拨打811 — the free "Call Before You Dig" hotline — to avoid potential hazards with striking or digging around underground utilities.
  • Plant new trees away from overhead 电线.
  • 从来没有 climb trees near 电线 – even if the 电线 are not touching the trees.
  • Avoid flying kites, metallic balloons, drones and radio-controlled toys near 电线. If a kite or Mylar balloon drifts near a power line, let it go. 从来没有 try to retrieve anything caught in a power line or from a tree located near a power line.
  • Do not build playhouses or platforms in trees with nearby 电线.
  • 接触PSE if you suspect your meter appears to show signs of Tampering or Diversion.
  • 从来没有 install hot tubs, swimming or wading pools underneath or near 电线.

Training and public education

We regularly train employees, contractors and emergency first responders so they are prepared to respond in the event of an electrical emergency. We also educate customers and the general public about the importance of safety around high voltage electricity. For more information or to request training, please contact publicsafety@haimianquan.com.