At Tampa Electric, our core value is the safety of our people, our customers and our community.
In everything we do, we are committed to cultivating a world-class safety culture – whether through proper training and safeguards for our employees and contractors, investing in the well-being of our customers, or being a safe, reliable and environmentally responsible partner in the communities we serve.
As part of that commitment, we invite you learn about the steps we are taking to make safety not just something we talk about at Tampa Electric, but something that guides every decision we make.
We prepare year-round for storm season and make it a priority to provide safe, reliable service to you. Learn more about how you and your family can prepare for storm season. The better you plan, the better off you and your family will be.Get Started
Power Line Safety
If you encounter a downed power line, move a safe distance away and always assume that it is energized. While some energized wires spark and snap, others may not appear dangerous.Get Started
Call Before You Dig
Call 811 at least two full business days before you start any digging project. Whether you are planning to do it yourself or hire a professional, call 811 before each job.Get Started
Employee & Contractor Safety
We take the safety of our employees and contractors seriously. Learn about the policies and programs we have in place to ensure a world-class safety environment for everyone working at Tampa Electric.Get Started
Power Plant Safety
Our team is dedicated to the safe management and operation of our power plants by meeting all federal, state and local regulations and by continually improving our own internal safety standards.Get Started
Around electrical infrastructure of all kinds, our message to you is simple: for your own safety, never touch power lines, climb on power poles, play on transformers, or tamper with equipment in any other way.Get Started
Play it safe. Educate your children about electrical safety and make them aware of overhead power lines. If your kids plan to fly a kite, make sure they're in an open field away from electrical lines.Get Started
We've teamed up with local teachers in our service area to provide engaging electrical safety materials to help teach children about electricity - and more importantly - how to be safe around electricity.Get Started