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Electricity hazards safety guide

Stay aware and be prepared in an electrical emergency

Is it an emergency?

For life-threatening emergencies, call triple zero (000).

If it is a flood, storm, tsunami or earthquake emergency, call the SES on 132 500.

Stay aware, be prepared in an electrical emergency

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If you are caught in an emergency situation, knowing what to do and who to call can help avoid risk further injury or death.

This is a guide for Victorian emergency services personnel when dealing with potential electricity hazards and managing safety where the electricity supply system may be involved in fire, rescue and other emergency situations.

Date: 30/03/2023 7:40

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Reviewed 29 January 2023

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