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PG&E Urges Customers to Keep Safety in Mind as They Prepare for Summer
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As California prepares to celebrate the start of summer, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is urging customers to be aware of summertime hazards that come with hot, dry weather and certain outdoor activities.
"For many of our customers, summer means vacations, cookouts and gatherings with friends and family," said Greg Kiraly, Senior Vice President, Electric Distribution Operations. "We urge our customers to use this time to focus on what's most important to them-their loved ones-and to always keep safety top of mind."
During summertime gatherings, PG&E urges customers to take a few moments to evaluate their surroundings and assess the risk of accidental contact with overhead or underground power lines. PG&E also encourages parents, teachers, care givers and community leaders to educate their children about electric hazards in and around the house.
PG&E offers this list of important summer and electric safety tips for customers:
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit www.pge.com/ and http://www.pge.com/about/newsroom/.
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