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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.



Be aware of contact voltage

Learn more about Toronto Hydro's contact voltage inspection program.

Outside your home

Learn more about safety outside your home, including yard work, tree maintenance and safety around construction sites.

Inside your home

Need a contractor, or help hazard-proofing your home? Learn more about electrical safety inside your home.


Generator hooked up to house


Pet Safety

Learn more about how to keep your pet safe year-round.

Safety during outages

Learn how to be prepared and stay safe during outages.

Using generators safely

Learn about connecting and using generators safely.

Crew Safety

Learn how to keep you and our crews safe on the road

Kids Safety

Learn how to keep your children safe around electrical equipment


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

Digging around your home?
Call before you dig



This guide covers how to stock up on essential items, has a
checklist for important phone numbers and even includes games to keep kids occupied in the dark.

Before starting any work in your yard or around your home, you  must call 1.800.400.2255 to determine the location of underground services. This free service is open 24 hours a day. For more information, visit on1call.com