Electrical safety is a top priority at Jackson County REMC. This is most important when it comes to kids. Children don’t always know — or remember — what can be dangerous, so it’s up to the adults to watch out for their safety.
The No. 1 safety rule for anyone to remember is this: Don’t touch a power line or anything that’s touching a power line, such as a tree limb, kite string or model airplane. No one can tell simply by looking at a line whether it’s energized or not, and contact with a power line can be deadly. Electricity seeks the easiest path to reach the ground and, unfortunately, people are good conductors of electricity.
Here are some more important tips for keeping children safe:
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