Safety Around Electricity

With our comprehensive safety information, we’re ensuring you know how to stay around electricity whether you’re at home, work, or out in the community.


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Safety and Trees

Did you know you can receive an electric shock from a touching a tree that is in contact with a power line? Ensure trees on your property don’t become an electrical safety hazard!

Check out our safety guidelines for
managing trees near power lines
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Safety for kids

Educating young kids about being safe around electricity is important because the dangers of electricity are often not visible or obvious.

Learn more about keeping our kids safe around electricity

Staying Safe in a Natural Disaster

When Mother Nature strikes, you’ll need a plan. Use our safety information to ensure you and your family are prepared for any event which could affect your power supply.


Check out our guide on being prepared for power cuts during a major outage.

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'Safe Sparks' Schools Programme

Free to all schools in our regions, our award-winning ‘Safe Sparks’ programme teaches primary-aged students about the importance of electrical safety.

Teachers, book your free school visit here