Posts Tagged: safety

What to Do With Your Pets During a Hurricane

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While the first priority in any emergency situation should be ensuring the safety of yourself, your family, neighbors and friends, it’s important to remember the needs of non-human significant others. Family pets need care and attention during hurricanes, too. Keep this checklist handy to make sure you have not overlooked preparations to ensure their health… Read more »

6 College Dorm Hazards and How to Avoid Them

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6 College Dorm Hazards and How to Avoid Them

There are more than 3,500 fires on college campuses every year. If you or a loved one is heading off to college this semester, Kissimmee Utility Authority reminds you to follow these simple tips to prevent electric accidents and fires: OVERLOADED OUTLETS | Do not overload extension cords, power strips or outlets. Use power strips… Read more »

6 Monumental Firework Safety Tips for 4th of July

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Independence Day is almost here, and while it’s a day to celebrate, let’s not forget about firework safety. In 2018, eight people died and over 12,000 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents. Fireworks are meant to be enjoyed, but you’ll enjoy them much more knowing your family is safe. Here… Read more »

Kissimmee Utility Releases 2019 Electrical Safety Calendar

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Jan. 8, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority has released its 2019 calendar of electrical safety, featuring the winning entries from its 25th annual student art contest. The calendar, available free of charge at the utility’s customer service center at 1701 W. Carroll Street in Kissimmee, features an assortment of electrical safety tips and… Read more »

Winners of KUA Electrical Safety Calendar Contest Announced

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Nov. 30, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today announced the winners of its 25th annual student calendar art contest. Open to Osceola County students in kindergarten through sixth grade, the contest is designed to promote electrical safety among students and their families. This year, a total of 1,201 entries were received from 25… Read more »