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Taking Electrical Safety Precautions in your Yard


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  • 1. Taking Electrical SafetyPrecautions in Your YardTIPS FROM YOUR GILLMAN INSURANCE PROBLEM SOLVERS
  • 2. “Think Before You Act!”Re-routing wires or installing a satellite dish isn’t something most homeowners do every day. Thus, it’s important that someone with little electrical experience makes sure to review a list of safety precautions first.Knowledge is power protection- the more you know, the more likely you’ll be to act safely.Here are a few tips from Your Insurance Problem Solvers and Risk Managers.
  • 3. Tip #1  When painting near power lines with scaffolding and ladders, take extra care. Keep ladders from hitting power lines.
  • 4. Tip #2 Be extra cautious when installing a satellite dish or a new antenna for your TV, and stay away from overhead electrical wires.
  • 5. Tip #3 Good yard maintenance should include tree trimming to prevent trees from growing into power lines and causing an accident or a fire.
  • 6. Tip #4  Call an Atlanta power company when you find tree branches already tangled in power lines in your yard.
  • 7. Tip #5 Contact the power company immediately if you notice downed power lines. Stay away from downed lines, which may be electrified.
  • 8. Tip #6 When in doubt about the location of underground utilities in your yard, call 811 to reach the free utility locating service.
  • 9. Tip #7 Take time to talk to your children about the dangers of electricity, power lines, and buried cables.
  • 10. Safety First.Remember, power lines and cables can be dangerous! You should never pursue an electrical project you are not comfortable with. Your safety is always the number one priority.Use common sense, and make sure you protect your financial investment with insurance.
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