safety and security illustration

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.  

Field Supervisor comes to the rescue of crash victim

Field Supervisor comes to the rescue of crash victim

George Culbertson didn’t think twice when he came upon a horrific vehicle crash on Interstate 476 in Montgomery County. On his way home from work, the field supervisor and third-generation firefighter did what he has so many times before. First, he used his Montgomery...

Call 811 before you dig

Call 811 before you dig

Do you intend to plant trees, shrubs or flower beds in your yard or start up a backyard construction project in the near future? If so, be sure to call 811 before you start!   Make the call, for your safety and the safety of others.    Everyone should make...

Keeping first responders safe

Keeping first responders safe

When it comes to responding to emergencies and keeping the public safe, police, firefighters, and ambulance personnel are critical. And we want to make sure they’re safe while protecting the public, particularly when they are working around overhead and underground...

Our Live Line Exhibit is back on tour

Our Live Line Exhibit is back on tour

We’re powering our Live Line Electrical Safety Exhibit back up and taking it on the road for a 2021 tour. And we want to give your organization a chance to reserve your own demonstration. The exhibit is a 7,200-volt electrical distribution grid that features live...

12 Tips for a safer home or business

12 Tips for a safer home or business

The start of National Electrical Safety Month is a reminder to take inventory of electrical components around your home and business. It's also a good time to share with others the importance of staying safe near overhead and underground power lines and other...

Thousands of kids get fun electrical safety lessons

Thousands of kids get fun electrical safety lessons

Who says electricity — and learning about it — can't be fun? More than 5,000 children are discovering just how fun it can be, thanks to an entertaining and educational theater program we're offering to schools across Pennsylvania. The show, typically performed in...

The dangers of drifting balloons

The dangers of drifting balloons

In-person gatherings may be limited again this year, but that doesn’t mean we’re skipping celebrations altogether. Despite the pandemic, birthdays, graduations, weddings and holidays are still taking place – and balloons are still a preferred way to mark the...

Categories

Archives