10/27/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/27/2021 12:46
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 27, 2021 -- Whether you're transforming your home into a haunted house or giving out candy to excited trick-or-treaters, Halloween is a fun, and sometimes spooky, time of year. As the holiday approaches, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) reminds customers to celebrate safely, including being aware of potential electrical hazards around them.
Keep Your Home Spooky and Safe
If your home will be decked out with eerie lights and jack-o'-lanterns galore, take the time to ensure that all decorations are functioning properly and installed safely. Consider these safety measures before decorating this Halloween:
Stay Safe While Trick-or-Treating
While you're sharing tricks and collecting treats, a few extra steps can help keep your family and friends safe on trick-or-treat night. Follow these tips:
Stop. Look. Live.
Each year, people are injured or killed by accidental contact with electrical equipment or power lines. These contacts can be avoided if we all stop to think about our safety. Keep these three words top of mind this Halloween season:
For more information about FirstEnergy's commitment to safety, including tools for parents and teachers to educate children about how to stay safe around electricity and near power lines and equipment, visit FirstEnergy's "Stop. Look. Live." public safety website.
Follow us on Twitter and Facebook all year long for tips and resources to stay safe when using electricity in and around your home.
FirstEnergy is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. The company's transmission subsidiaries operate approximately 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Follow FirstEnergy online at www.firstenergycorp.com. Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter: @FirstEnergyCorp.
CONTACT: Eyad Gheith, (330) 612-1746