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ESFI electric vehicle charging safety tips

Stay safe while charging your electric vehicle. Follow these tips:

  • Visually inspect the charging cable before use. Never use a damaged charger.
  • Follow the manufacturer’s instructions on how to charge.
  • Never use an extension cord or multiplug adapter when charging electric vehicles.
  • Only use manufacturer provided or approved charging cables. Never use an adapter to change charging types.
  • Never alter or modify your electric vehicle or its battery.
  • Properly store chargers when not in use to prevent damage.
  • Cover chargers to manufacturer’s specifications to avoid water damage.
  • Ensure you have proper GFCI protection to protect against electric shocks.
  • Be aware of your surroundings. Do not accidentally come in contact with chargers when driving or parking.
  • Make sure your charging equipment has been certified by a nationally recognized testing laboratory.
  • All electric vehicle chargers should be installed by a qualified electrician.

Source: ESFI.org


Going way, way up

Going way, way up

What has 92 feet and is red all over? Dawson PPD’s newest digger derrick.
The latest addition to the District’s fleet boasts a reach of up to 92 feet, helping our lineworkers reach 70-foot-tall transmission poles with ease.

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