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Education & Safety

The safety of our customers, employees and community is our top priority. We hope the information on these pages will help you enjoy the benefits of safe and reliable electricity.

Home safety

Home Safety Tips

Stay safe when working around electricity inside or outside your home, using a generator, or heating your home on cold days.

Power lines

Power Lines and Equipment

How to stay safely away from high voltage electricity.

Power lines

Natural Gas Pipelines

Help SMUD prevent damage to its pipeline.


Recreation and Outdoors

Whether flying a kite or playing near water, learn to keep a safe distance from electrical equipment.


Storm Safety

Be prepared when a storm or other act of nature hits.


Workshops and Training

Become an energy expert with our printed materials, workshops, online tools, interactive exhibits and energy reference room.


For Teachers and Students

Learn more about energy with our virtual field trips, games and activities, workshops and other information especially for teachers.

Track down energy thieves

Our detective is on the case.

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