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For Immediate Release
ComEd Media Relations
CHICAGO (June 5, 2018) – As part of National Safety Month in June, ComEd is reminding local contractors and customers to exercise caution and be aware of their surroundings when planning or completing projects near electric equipment.
Contacting an overhead or underground electric line can cause serious injury, damage, or power outages. It is essential for anyone who is working near electrical equipment to take the necessary preparations before beginning their work.
Follow these tips:
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To learn more, visit ComEd.com/safety.
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