Electrical Public Safety at American Electric Power - Electrical Equipment Safety and Safety Tips

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Electrical Public Safety at American Electric Power - Electrical Equipment Safety and Safety Tips

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These are the last two videos demonstrating different scenarios illustrating what can happen if contact with electricity is made.  Please remember to always assume all electrical equipment is energized.  You can't see, hear or smell electricity. 

 
AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S.  AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.
 
AEP's utility units operate as AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia, West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas).
 
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 4:30pm
Keywords: Energy | AEP | American Electric Power | Electric Safety | Electric System | How Electricity Works | Utility | public safety