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Video: Warm up to space heater safety

The heaters are a quick way to warm up a space, but they pose plenty of hazards that you can avoid with proper safety practices.

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What you need to know about portable home generators

You may be tempted to purchase a generator in the event of a power outage. Remember these tips to operate it safely.

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How to protect yourself from wind chills

If you have to go outside when wind chills turn dangerous, follow these tips and guidelines to stay safe.

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Smart savings for the holidays

This month, Energy Advisor Eric BenSalah advises using LED lights and smart technology to save energy, money when decorating for the holidays.

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Tips to keep your holidays merry, bright and safe

Arlo Christensonn, an OPPD safety expert, shares guidance for safely using holiday lights both inside and outside of your home.

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Treat yourself! 6 Halloween safety tips

Refresh your children – and yourself – on safety tips for the holiday, plus a DIY lineman costume too cute to resist.

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