overloaded electrical power strip

Energy safety


Call a qualified repair person if you notice:

  • Blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers
  • Tingling when touching an appliance
  • Discolored wall outlets
  • Burning smell from an appliance or wiring
  • Sizzling sound at switches or outlets
  • Flickering lights

Electric safety basics
Ground-fault-circuit interrupters
Children's safety tips

Natural gas

Natural gas is colorless and odorless until we add mercaptan, a rotten egg odor to help detect leaks. If you smell natural gas or have a natural gas emergency, leave immediately and call 800-261-5325 from another location.
Natural gas safety
American Gas Association pipeline safety


Use generators safely to protect yourself, utility workers and property.
Generator safety tips