ESA cautions people in Southern and Eastern Ontario

Electrical safety precautions has been reminded by Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority to people in Southern and Eastern Ontario during stormy weather.

Strong winds can down power lines and these power lines maybe live. People are advised to stay at least 35 or 11 meters away from power lines as electricity can travel through water.

In an article posted on Digital Journal, ESA has reminded people on how to protect their property during stormy weather and also to keep safe from any electrical accidents.

People should also use generators with proper care. Generators must be used in a well-ventilated areas and appliances that have been impacted by flood water should not be connected to it, as it may cause electrical fire.

Read the full article here.