Electricity Safety

safety tips to be safe near electricity

Safety tips to be safe near electricity

  • Never play with electrical cords, wires, switches, or plugs.


  • Stay away from fallen power lines. Tell an adult if you see a fallen line.


  • Never use a hairdryer or play an electrical radio or television near a bathtub or sink.


  • Before you climb a tree, look up. If a power line is nearby or touching, stay away from the tree.

More safety tips to be safe near electricity

  • Never touch anything that runs on electricity when your hands are wet.


  • Fly kites and model airplanes in a wide open field or park—never near overhead electrical wires.


  • Never climb utility poles or electrical towers.


  • Stay away from substations and transformers (green boxes).

By Grace