What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “heist?” Diamonds? Big stacks of cash? A famous painting stolen from a museum?
Despite numerous challenges, Manitoba Hydro’s Manitoba–Minnesota Transmission Project (MMTP) was completed and went into service June 1 — on schedule and on budget.
On June 3, a construction worker was rushed to Pinawa Hospital in stable condition with electrical burns after he was shocked by 7,200 volts.
If you’re planning a home project that involves digging – fence post holes, planting shrubs, installing a sprinkler system, or putting in a flower bed – first find out if there are any underground natural gas and electrical lines.
Scammers are always finding new ways to steal your money. They’re even taking advantage of the pandemic by preying on people’s fears – threatening to turn your power off within half an hour if you don’t pay immediately.
Manitoba Hydro’s latest safety public service announcements feature our Public Safety and Education Coordinator Linda Carter providing safety tips for working and living around your home during the pandemic.
Many of us are lonely. We’re also anxious about the future.
The uncertainty of what will happen, distraction and fatigue mean we might not pay attention to what we normally would. That’s why it’s vital to take an extra moment to make sure your home and family are safe.
Trees near power lines can cause outages and start fires. If they become energized, they can injure or kill people.
With more people at home, it’s vital to take care when using a space heater. If you must use a space heater as a temporary heat source, follow these safety tips to avoid potential shock and fire hazards.