Are you an ENWIN Electrical Safety Expert?


 
Find out by taking the ENWIN Safety Challenge! Click the pictures for the answer to each question.

Click on the image for the answer.1.    If you spot a downed wire, what is the minimum distance you should keep back to remain safe?

a)    33 feet

b)    7 metres

c)    12 metres

d)    13 feet


Click the image for the answer.2.    A power line has fallen on your car while you are inside. What should you do to remain safe in this situation?

a)    Get out of the car and move to safety as soon as possible

b)    Stay in the car, call 911, and wait for help to arrive

c)    Get out of the car and move the wire off your car

d)    Just keep driving


Click on the image for the answer.3.    You are planning to build a new deck in your backyard, what is the first thing you should do before starting to dig?

a)   
Buy a new shovel

b)    Get your soil tested

c)    Water your yard to soften the ground for digging

d)    Call Ontario One Call


4.    When is it safe to touch an overhead power line?Click on the image for the answer.

a)    During daylight hours so you can see what you are doing

b)    Anytime, overhead power lines are safe to touch

c)    Never, it is very dangerous to touch an overhead power line

d)    When you are with a group of people, safety is in numbers



5.    What is the safest way to touch an open ground transformer?Click on the image for the answer.

a)    While wearing rubber gloves

b)    There is no safe way, you should never touch an open ground transformer

c)    Not need to worry about safety, open ground transformers are safe to touch

d)    With a stick, that way you are not actually touching it


Click on the image for the answer.6.    You are working in your backyard and there are overhead power lines nearby. How close can you safely come to the power line?

a)    Stay at least 8 metres away

b)    Stay at least 10 feet away

c)    As long as you don’t touch it you can get as close as you want

d)    As close as you want, touching it isn’t dangerous

 

Click the pictures for the answer to each question.