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Important safety, emergency preparedness tips

Article Published 10/31/2014

Rocky Mountain Power has three DON’T do suggestions and seven DO suggestions for homeowners:
-Don’t overload outlets with too many plugs.
-Don’t run electric cords under furniture or rugs.
-Don’t use electric appliances near water.
-Do keep tools and ladders away from power lines.
-Do replace equipment with frayed or cracked cords.
-Do turn off, or unplug small appliances when you leave home.
-Do call 811 before you dig.
-Do have childproof outlets.
-Do replace batteries in smoke detectors annually.
-Do assemble an emergency kit and have a family emergency plan.