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Electricity. It could ground you...for life.


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Don’t sweep this under the rug. Never run cords for appliances, tools or electronics under carpets, rugs or furniture. Protect your family from the dangers of electricity.

Electricity. It could ground you...for life. 1 Greendale Drive Caledonia, ON N3W 2J3 Tel: 905-765-5211 Toll Free: 1-877-872-2570 www.haldimandcountyhydro.ca

This public service announcement has been developed and paid for by Haldimand County Hydro.


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Electricity. It could ground you...for life.


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The wintertime can lead to wintertime tragedy. Never leave a space heater unattended or leave children or pets alone in a room with a space heater.

Electricity. It could ground you...for life. 1 Greendale Drive Caledonia, ON N3W 2J3 Tel: 905-765-5211 Toll Free: 1-877-872-2570 www.haldimandcountyhydro.ca

This public service announcement has been developed and paid for by Haldimand County Hydro.


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Electricity. It could ground you...for life.


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Even your cords can get stressed out. Do not wind extension cords around any object because they are not designed for that. The stress could cause the wires inside to expose themselves.

Electricity. It could ground you...for life. 1 Greendale Drive Caledonia, ON N3W 2J3 Tel: 905-765-5211 Toll Free: 1-877-872-2570 www.haldimandcountyhydro.ca

This public service announcement has been developed and paid for by Haldimand County Hydro.


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Electricity. It could ground you...for life.


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Always "Call Before You Dig". Many power lines are underground, so if you are landscaping, fencing or doing major excavations, call your local utility before you dig.You dig?

Electricity. It could ground you...for life. 1 Greendale Drive Caledonia, ON N3W 2J3 Tel: 905-765-5211 Toll Free: 1-877-872-2570 www.haldimandcountyhydro.ca

This public service announcement has been developed and paid for by Haldimand County Hydro.


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Electricity. It could ground you...for life.


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Avoid those "octopus outlets". Let’s face it, multiple power cords plugged into a single outlet are both an electrical shock and a fire hazard.

Electricity. It could ground you...for life. 1 Greendale Drive Caledonia, ON N3W 2J3 Tel: 905-765-5211 Toll Free: 1-877-872-2570 www.haldimandcountyhydro.ca

This public service announcement has been developed and paid for by Haldimand County Hydro.


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Electricity. It could ground you...for life.


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Back away from the ledge! Keep the cords for appliances safely away from ledges because children and pets can pull them down.

Electricity. It could ground you...for life. 1 Greendale Drive Caledonia, ON N3W 2J3 Tel: 905-765-5211 Toll Free: 1-877-872-2570 www.haldimandcountyhydro.ca

This public service announcement has been developed and paid for by Haldimand County Hydro.


Play SAFELY


Be Safe. Not Sorry. Don’t play or work outside when there’s an active storm, especially in open areas. Activities like flying a kite, golfing or fishing use metal objects that can dangerous in an electrical storm. Make your kids aware of the safety concerns with bad weather.

Visit us at www.haldimandcountyhydro.ca for more information on electrical safety at home, work and play. 1 Greendale Drive, Caledonia, ON N3W 2J3 • Tel: 905-765-5211 • Toll Free: 1-877-872-2570 Fax: 905-765-8211 • Email: info@hchydro.ca


Celebrate SAFELY


Be Safe. Not Sorry. Please make safety one of your traditions and keep your family, friends and pets safe this year. Discard light strings with frayed cords or damaged plugs. Avoid overloading electrical circuits and never staple or nail through electical wires. Keeping these ideas in mind will ensure the holidays are especially festive.

Visit us at www.haldimandcountyhydro.ca for more information on electrical safety at home, work and play. 1 Greendale Drive, Caledonia, ON N3W 2J3 • Tel: 905-765-5211 • Toll Free: 1-877-872-2570 Fax: 905-765-8211 • Email: info@hchydro.ca


Work SAFELY


Be Safe. Not Sorry. Inspect power tools and electric lawn mowers for broken plugs or frayed power cords. Be sure to store power tools away from water sources to help avoid electric shock and never use them in the rain. To avoid cutting the cord while you’re mowing, cutting hedges, or trimming weeds, start in the area nearest the electrical outlet and work away so the cord is behind you.

Visit us at www.haldimandcountyhydro.ca for more information on electrical safety at home, work and play. 1 Greendale Drive, Caledonia, ON N3W 2J3 • Tel: 905-765-5211 • Toll Free: 1-877-872-2570 Fax: 905-765-8211 • Email: info@hchydro.ca


Use it SAFELY


Be Safe. Not Sorry. Remind children and teens not to operate any electrical appliance with wet hands or while standing in water. Keep all electrical appliances away from water such as pools, sinks, bathtubs, or overhead vents that may drip.

Visit us at www.haldimandcountyhydro.ca for more information on electrical safety at home, work and play. 1 Greendale Drive, Caledonia, ON N3W 2J3 • Tel: 905-765-5211 • Toll Free: 1-877-872-2570 Fax: 905-765-8211 • Email: info@hchydro.ca


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