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Safety/Security

Our top priority is safety.

Your safety and the security of your information are important to us.

We want you to know the risks of electricity and how to stay safe around it. And when extreme weather strikes, we want you to be prepared so you can keep your family safe and comfortable.  

We also want to help protect you from utility scams and other deceptive and misleading tactics you need to know to stop scammers in their tracks.  

Call 811 before you dig

Call 811 before you dig

Are you planting any trees or shrubs this spring? If so, are you planning to call 811 before you start digging? If you think a hole being dug for trees or plants isn’t enough to make the free 811 call, you may be wrong. Some utilities could be buried inches below...

811 Safety Days coming to Lehigh Valley

811 Safety Days coming to Lehigh Valley

If you do any kind of excavation work as part of a business or at home, you won’t want to miss PA Safety Days events that Pennsylvania One Call System, Inc., is hosting across the state this year, to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Beginning with Eastern Safety Day at...

Be a savvy scam stopper

Be a savvy scam stopper

We’re joining the Federal Trade Commission to recognize National Consumer Protection Week and the continuing efforts to educate customers on scams. We’re helping to work across the industry with our fellow utility partners, regulators, and law enforcement to stop...

Stay warm and stay safe

Stay warm and stay safe

Winter is prime season for space heaters. While space heaters can keep you comfortable, they can also be dangerous. When you're using an electric space heater to warm up your home, office, or business, follow these tips to stay safe: Only buy newer models with current...

Stay warm with these winter electrical safety tips

Stay warm with these winter electrical safety tips

As winter kicks into full gear, we can expect to see more snow and, of course, cold temperatures. While we all do our best to stay warm during these times, we may occasionally need a little extra help to keep ourselves, and our homes, cozy. This may mean using...

End the call. End the scam.

End the call. End the scam.

As creative as scammers get, it’s important to be vigilant and remember that anyone can be targeted. If a scammer targets you, they may also target your neighbor. That’s why we must continue to raise awareness. Together, we can #StopScams.

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Scammers.

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Scammers.

Oftentimes, door-to-door scammers will misrepresent themselves. Not only their identity, but they will also misrepresent what their true intentions are. In those situations, scammers are generally looking to obtain your personal and account information to switch your...

5 Tips for Back to School Safety

5 Tips for Back to School Safety

Students are heading back to school in a few short weeks. And in some school districts, this is the first time students have hopped on a school bus or been in a physical classroom in almost 18 months! One thing is for sure - we can all use a refresher on...

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