Safety & Emergency Preparedness
Always be prepared
An important part of being safe is being prepared, and preparing now will help you respond more quickly in any type of emergency situation. Please review this basic information on how to prepare for storms, outages and other emergencies. In addition, the ready.gov website is a good resource to help you create a family emergency plan.
Prepare and protect yourself and your family when severe weather strikes.
Natural Gas Safety
Learn about natural gas safety and how to respond in an emergency.
Important electrical safety tips for everyone.
Overhead Power Lines Safety
Important tips to keep you and your family safe around overhead power lines.
Be familiar with this important information – part of the comprehensive emergency plans developed to help keep you and your family safe.
Call Before You Dig
Contact the designated One Call Center for your state by calling 811.
Stealing copper from an electric utility company is dangerous – and it's a crime. Learn more.
Teach kids the principles of electricity and natural gas and the important safety skills they need to make good choices.
Contractors & First Responders Safety
Safety information regarding contractors and first responders.
Identifying a Duke Energy Employee
Safety tips to protect yourself and your family when Duke Energy employees perform meter work or other services.
The Duke Energy Lineman
Get the details behind the gear with our interactive lineman tool.
Report an Environmental Concern
We're serious about protecting the environment. If you see a potential environmental violation, please report it.