Safety & Education

Safety is the cornerstone of Wright-Hennepin and is defined as one of six company values. The resources below contain information about safety in your communities.

Wright-Hennepin Electric employee safely works on power linesWright-Hennepin Electric employee safely works on power lines

Stay Safe Around Electricity

Take precautions when using, working with or playing near electric equipment.

A fallen tree that has taken out a power line alongside the roadA fallen tree that has taken out a power line alongside the road

Wright-Hennepin reminds you to stay safe around power lines

Power lines carry high voltage electricity. Use caution when working around power lines, and always assume they are energized.

Power lines crossing through tree branchesPower lines crossing through tree branches

Tree Trimming Request for Trees Near Power Lines

Trees that come into contact with power lines can cause outages and create safety hazards. Please do not plant trees near all electric distribution equipment.