Electricity Safety Assemblies from Northern Power Grid
Northern Powergrid’s safety presenters have been sharing safety advice to help your child learn about your local electricity network, how to stay safe and what to do if they ever need to call for help by dialling 105, the free number to report a power cut or electricity emergency. We were delighted to have three brilliant safety assemblies for our pupils. Many thanks to Northern Power Grid.
More information may be found on: www.northernpowergrid.com/education to learn about electricity.
Powering electricity safety with Northern Powergrid
Northern Powergrid is responsible for the electricity distribution network that powers your everyday life. With more than 63,000 substations and 60,000 miles of overhead power lines and underground cables in its operating area, safety is the network operator’s top priority. Protecting its electrical equipment and delivering electricity safely for 8 million customers is at the heart of everything it does. Electrical equipment carrying thousands of volts is enclosed behind secure doors and fences, overhead electricity equipment is out of reach and yellow Danger of Death warning signs are placed on substation fences, poles and other equipment to constantly alert people to the dangers and to stay safe and away.
Vandalism and people straying too close the power network can cause series injuries or at worst fatalities. It can also result in equipment being left damaged, putting passers-by at risk, as well as causing power cuts for thousands of people and damage which Northern Powergrid’s expert teams have to make safe and repair.