The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: safety

Tips

Electrical safety for dorm life

College students are returning to campus with their gadgets in tow. Review these basic tips to ensure they have a safe year.

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Back-to-school activities should include cyber safety

Follow a few simple practices and tips to keep your kids safe online as they head back to school.

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Summer fun should include safety

OPPD asks customers to remember some common tips so they can enjoy the season safely.

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Landscaping near electrical equipment

The plants you choose for your landscaping around this equipment should still allow OPPD crews to access the unit in the event of an outage or repair.

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How to stay safe around downed power lines

Snow, ice and wind can wreak havoc with power lines. If you encounter downed lines, your response is critical.

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Uncommon objects can interfere with power lines

A trampoline, balloons? Yep, these things can cause power outages and damage equipment. Take these steps to keep these things from going airborne.

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