Trimming trees this summer? Do it safely. Here’s how…

When temps start to climb, so do the number of items on our to-do lists – especially those waiting for us in the great outdoors. From pulling weeds to planting flowers, there’s plenty of work to do to keep our properties looking great throughout the summer and early...

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Trapped: what to do if a power line falls on your car

Did you know more than 6 million car accidents – and 3 million subsequent injuries – occur in the U.S. each year? Getting behind the wheel is the most dangerous thing most of us do each day, and that’s before high-voltage electric equipment is added to the equation....

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Downed power lines: Knowing what to do can save your life

Electricity powers our lives in so many ways. So much so, that most of us wouldn’t know how to get by without it. But when power lines come down in instances of severe weather, for example, that same electricity that energizes our days can quickly become a matter of...

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Between the Poles: What are those wires?

Ok, so you’ve probably noticed there are quite a few wires on a utility pole, and that not all of them provide electricity. But what are the rest of them for, and what’s that barrel that looks like an oil drum hanging near them? Let’s start from the top. Utility poles...

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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

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