BC Hydro's Electrical Safety Day 2017

May 17, 2017 is Electrical Safety Day when classrooms across the province will join together to take part in BC Hydro's annual event to promote electrical safety awareness.

On that date, teachers will sign in to FirstWave to access an interactive video that will lead their students through a classroom activity exploring an electrical safety hazard scenario.

Click on the link below to register and to download pre-event information. A class set of safety bookmarks will be sent to teachers who register, while supplies last.

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Something to share with your students

Need something to show your class today? Use this video to demonstrate how your students get their electricity and why water is an important component to energy sustainability in British Columbia.

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