- Downed power lines
Downed power lines may still carry electricity. For your safety, always assume any power line is live and dangerous.
- Electrical Fires
Review safety precautions in the event of an electrical fire
- Electrical Accidents
Learn what to do in the event of an electrical accident
- Be prepared for storms
Prepare for severe weather before it happens, and review our tips to safely manage through a power outage.
- Safety in the home
This page reviews likely hazards we might encounter everyday.
- Using backup generators
Ensure generators are properly installed and operated to prevent health and safety risks for you and our crews
- Space Heater Safety
Stay safe and warm with these tips for using space heaters.
- Troubleshooting electrical problems
Tips to resolve basic electrical problems
- Outdoor Electrical Safety
Work and play safely outdoors, while remaining aware of hazards.
- Safe Holiday Decorating
Use these tips to help keep your holidays merry and bright
- Protect yourself from scams and fraud
Review tips and facts that can protect your personal information and property
- Known scams
Review the known scams that are targeting utility customers
- Maintaining trees near power lines
To help ensure reliable and safe electric service, we work to keep our transmission and distribution rights-of-way free of incompatible trees and other vegetation.
- Select the right tree for the location
Learn how to select new plantings based on proximity to electric lines.
- Homeowner rights and customer responsibilities
Understand your rights and responsibilities for tree maintenance.
- OSHA requirements and ANSI consensus standard
Safety requirements for utility workers.
- Before digging around underground power facilities
Avoid disturbing buried utility lines.
- Real estate/high-voltage transmission information
Understand transmission easements, purchasing, leasing and licensing on FirstEnergy property
- High-voltage transmission right-of-way restrictions
Safety, lighting, excavation and access restrictions
Last Modified: July 15, 2015