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Electrical safety first

You may not get a second chance

Watch the videos

They could save your life!

Doing the yard work?

Is it dangerous to touch powerlines?

How far should I stay away from an overhead powerline?

Downed line?

Downed line on your car?

Is it safe to touch electrical equipment?

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Test your safety smarts with the "2-Minute Safety Quiz"

When it comes to electricity, one wrong move can be deadly.
How well can you stay out of danger? Take our short quiz to find out.

More tips to stay safe

Toronto Hydro is committed to keeping our customers and employees safe, always.

When it comes to electricity and safety, there are many measures you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones.

It's always better to be prepared.
Download your copy of the Emergency Preparedness Guide.

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Video: Planning for an outage
How to prepare for a power outage. See what you can do to plan ahead and stay safe.

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