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 Toronto Hydro is dedicated to the safety of Torontonians and regularly surveys the city for contact voltage. It's important to be aware that this problem occurs intermittently and may surface even after a survey has been completed.







What is
Contact Voltage?

Learn what it is and how the electricity path transfers to your pet.

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Maintenance and Remediation Program

We have a proactive
remediation program to reduce contact voltage in the city.

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What You Should Do
To Protect Yourself

Your best defense is to avoid
any electrical equipment and
step around metal covers. 

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If You Encounter Contact Voltage