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Safety Tips

Winter Safety 

Electrical Safety Foundation International reminds you to keep electrical safety in mind as the winter weather brings many changes in climate, both on the job and at home. Rio Grande Electric powers up with (ESFI) providing facts to stay safe.


Carbon Monoxide Safety -
The winter months hold the highest risk for CO poisoning deaths. Every year over 200 people die from CO poisoning.

Do It Yourself Electrical Safety - Each year, thousands of people in the United States are critically injured and electrocuted as a result of electrical fires, accidents, electrocution in their own homes.

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters - Learn all about these life saving devices!

Heating Pads / Electric Blankets Safety - Heating pads and electric blankets cause almost 500 fires each year. 

Space Heater Safety - More than 65,000 home fires are attributed to space heaters. Learn how to use one safely.

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This page was last edited by cj 3/7/2019 3:11:32 PM