Usage and Safety 
electrical safety 

Safety First

Dealing with exceptional circumstances such as storms or downed power lines can be dangerous. Increase your safety by preparing for storms ahead of time. Review our preparation guidelines and print them out if you are anticipating a storm that may cause an outage. If you are currently experiencing an electrical emergency, please contact us
right away at 1.800.572.1131.
  

Electrical Safety Myths

Help us promote electrical safety by helping us dispel these common misconceptions.

Storm Safety

Prepare for a storm and keep
a few things in mind during squalls to increase your
comfort and safety.

Tree Care

NYSEG clears vegetation around high voltage power lines to help prevent power outages.

Generator Safety

Electrical generators can be helpful and convenient, but they must be used safely.