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Home safety

Electricity is an important part of our everyday lives, but it's easy to forget that electricity can also be dangerous. Use our simple tips to 'Think ahead a bit' to keep you and your family safe around your home. Download our electricity safety guide to keep on hand.

  • Be prepared

    Be prepared for Summer by watching our safety TV commercials.

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  • Think ahead a bit

    The Grim Llama wants you to think ahead a bit around electricity. So unless with him you wish to sit, think ahead a bit.

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  • Inside the home

    It's important to ensure safety is always a priority inside your home. Follow these guidelines to help you to remain Always Safe.

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  • Outside the home

    When using electricity outdoors or working near powerlines be aware of potential safety dangers.

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  • Powerlines and car accidents

    Find out what to do in a car accident where live powerlines are down or electrical equipment is damaged.

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  • Storm & cyclone safety

    In Queensland it's vital to be prepared for storm season. Follow these guidelines to prepare for a storm and deal with the aftermath safely.

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  • Trees & powerlines

    Trees and powerlines can be a dangerous combination. Learn about planting the right trees near powerlines and the service wire to your premises.

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  • Festive lighting

    If you are planning to decorate your home for that special occasion or at Christmas, follow these simple safety tips.

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  • Surges & spikes

    Surges and spikes can damage appliances and cause fires. This information will help you to avoid them.

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  • Flood safety

    Flood water is dangerous and can have major impacts on the electricity network and your home. These tips can help you to stay safe.

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  • Generator safety & use

    A portable generator can help life get back to normal during a power outage but using it safely is essential.

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  • Solar power safety

    Find out more about solar power system safety before, during and after a severe weather event.

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  • Property poles & privately owned powerlines

    Your responsibilities regarding the maintenance and repair of property poles and privately owned powerlines.

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  • Emergency numbers

    Keep these numbers handy in case you experience an emergency situation.

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