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Electrical hazards and safety awareness help ensure the health and wellbeing of everyone in your household. Make your home a safer place for you and your family by following these electrical safety tips.
Generally, anything that plugs into an electrical outlet should not be submerged in water. Water conducts electricity and can cause electrocution.
Electrical safety around the home starts with awareness of the different electrical hazards present. From overhead power lines and underground cables to pools and hot tubs, keep yourself and your family safe outside.
Stay safe outdoors
Knowing how electricity travels is an important part of your safety awareness. Understanding step potential, touch potential, and arc flashes is crucial in keeping everyone safe when working near power lines.
How electricity moves
Electric and magnetic fields, also referred to as electromagnetic fields or EMF, are found wherever electricity is generated, transmitted, or used. Learn more about EMF and how it
affects you.Learn about EMF
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