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Apr 27, 2020

Have you ever smelled a pickle after it has been electrocuted? Maybe not, but your kids probably have! Electricity is an important part of our day-to-day lives, but it can also be very dangerous. To help educate on electrical safety, many utilities have free in-school programs that offer fun and engaging electrical presentations to kids from kindergarten to grade 8. Pickles included! Blair Maye shares his expert knowledge on electrical safety while also telling us about the Electricity Safety & Conservation’s programming – produced based on the belief that teaching kids early means that they’ll be smarter & safer around electricity in the future.

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