For Immediate Release
NEWARK, Del. (June 23, 2016) - As part of
National Safety Month and its ongoing efforts to promote electrical safety,
Delmarva Power is reminding customers about the dangers of working around
overhead power lines.
Outdoor home improvement projects and summer activities may
bring customers closer to overhead powerlines.
"Summer is here and with it brings the enjoyment of backyard
activities, home improvement projects and water sports," said Gary Stockbridge,
Delmarva Power region president. "We ask that you take the time to follow and share
these simple safety recommendations as well as making safety an important
beginning and end to every day this summer."
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
(CPSC), there are nearly 400 electrocutions in the United States each year:
Delmarva Power reminds customers that safety is paramount
and when working on home improvement projects or enjoying water sports and
activities, to consider the following safety tips:
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