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Caution should be a top concern around road construction

Summer means an increase in road construction, including utility work. Heed these tips to keep workers – and yourself – safe.

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Summer fun should include safety

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, more families are finding ways to have fun at home. Follow these tips to ensure a safe summer.

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Video: How to calm pets during stormy weather

Storms can be really scary for our four-legged friends. Help your pets cope with these tips from the Nebraska Humane Society.

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Infographic: 10 tips to keep you safe from lightning

June 21-27 is National Lightning Safety Awareness Week. Follow these tips so your summer fun remains safe.

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Landscaping near padmount transformers

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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5 tips for electrical safety in your home

May is National Electrical Safety Month. These 5 tips will ensure your family stays safe around electricity in the home.

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