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Class is in session: Electric safety tips for every student

Class is in session: Electric safety tips for every student

The new school year has just begun. As a parent, whether you’re sending your child off to the bus stop or off to college, it can be difficult sending them into a world without you. Give yourself some peace of mind by making sure they’re prepared for whatever comes...

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Avoid electrical scares this spooky season

Avoid electrical scares this spooky season

It may be the season of wicked witches, creepy crawlers and ghoulish goblins, but they aren’t the only things that can cause a good scare this time of year. The real monsters are the electrical dangers that can occur as the spooky season sets in. As you enjoy the fall...

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How to stay safe around electrical equipment

How to stay safe around electrical equipment

Electricity is all around us. We use it every day to do the things we love, like read our books past our bedtime, host family dinners, binge-watch our favorite shows and connect with friends on social media. However, because we’ve become so used to living with...

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How to prepare for storm season in Michigan

How to prepare for storm season in Michigan

Bitter winters in the mitten leave us eagerly waiting for spring and summer. While longer days and warmer weather give us that extra boost of serotonin, the sunny season comes at a cost. Michigan's storm season typically begins in late March, peaks in July, and runs...

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What To Do If You See A Downed Power Line

What To Do If You See A Downed Power Line

Power lines keep the electricity flowing to your household, neighborhood, and local businesses. But, what if that power line in your backyard falls, or even worse, catches fire? What if you’re out running errands and a power line is down in the store parking lot?...

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What to do before, during and after the storm

What to do before, during and after the storm

Heavy rain, wind, ice and tornadoes are all various types of severe weather that can strike Michigan over the course of a year.  While the storms may vary, it's important to be prepared for inclement weather. In observance of Michigan’s Severe Weather Awareness Week,...

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Ghosts, ghouls and downed power lines

Ghosts, ghouls and downed power lines

It’s the season of ghosts, gargoyles, goblins, and gobstoppers, but creepy monsters and cavities aren’t the only things you should be worried about. Autumn winds and longer nights help cover up the real monsters: downed power lines. A downed power line is a power line...

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From Lehigh Valley News: PPL demonstrates what NOT to do around live power lines

You don’t ever want to make contact with a power line.

If there’s one lesson to take away from PPL’s safety demonstration Thursday afternoon in Allentown, that’s the big one. And it applies not just to physical contact, but to digging, too.

To read the full article, visit: WATCH: PPL demonstrates what NOT to do around live power lines