Electrical Safety Information

It's important to remember that electricity can be dangerous. We promote safe electrical practices for our citizens, contractors and employees.

Trees and Power Lines

Trimming trees around power lines can be very dangerous and there are rules in place to ensure it is done in a safe manner.

Line Locating

Contact with a buried line can cause serious, possibly fatal, injuries and damage property. Before you disturb the ground for any reason, get your lines located.

Danger: Electric Shock sign

Utility Right of Way (URW) Safety

The URW provides safety, service and protection of the utilities that serve your property. View more information about working around URWs.

For more information about electrical safety, please visit the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety