Kids Safety

Children Playing Outdoors

  1. Teach children to play away from hydro wires and keep away from areas marked “Keep Out” or “Danger”.
  2. Climbing hydro poles, towers, and fences surrounding electrical equipment is extremely dangerous. Children could fall or touch a wire and be injured or killed.
  3. Warn children not to climb trees near power lines.
  4. Don’t let children fly kites near power lines. As a precaution, make sure there is nothing metallic on the kite and check that the kite string has no wire or metal in it.
  5. Teach children not to play on or near pad-mounted transformers (pad-mounted transformers are short green metal cabinets on cement slabs that transform high voltage electricity to lower voltages for use in homes and businesses.

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