Electricity Safety Week

Promotional materials

Electricity Safety Week takes place between 7-11 September 2020.

To help you promote Electricity Safety Week within your community, we have provided social tiles and suggested social media messages that support the key themes of Electricity Safety Week.

Please find below the key safety themes, suggested social media messages and images to promote Electricity Safety Week. Use these in combination with the Social Media Promo Pack, and don’t forget to tag @Ausgrid on Facebook or Twitter!

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Click here to download 7 social media assets to accompany your safety posts. (1.3MB).

Electricity Safety Week example tile promoting the use of the ESW Promo Pack

Suggested themes and posts

Our suggested social media messages support the key themes of Electricity Safety Week. Use in combination with the Social Media Promo Pack. Don’t forget to tag @Ausgrid on Facebook or Twitter!

Electricity Safety Week

Electricity Safety Week Social Share TileThis week, primary schools across NSW are participating in Electricity Safety Week 2020. Electricity is an important part of our daily lives, so it’s important that we all switch onto safety. #ElectricitySafetyWeek2020 [tag @Ausgrid]  

Electricity equipment

Electricity Safety Week Social Share Stay away from substationsElectricity substations and power equipment are all around us – they are behind fences, in buildings and near footpaths. Warning signs are displayed for your own protection, so please stay clear. #ElectricitySafetyWeek2020 [tag @Ausgrid]


Electricity Safety Week Play in open spacesA reminder for families to play in open spaces away from electricity poles, towers and powerlines. Make sure you look up before you climb or fly a kite #ElectricitySafetyWeek2020 [tag @Ausgrid]


Electricity Safety Week Tile -  Never put - Metal Objects in a toasterMetal is a conductor of electricity. Never put metal objects in a toaster or power point. Electricity could travel up the metal object into your body #ElectricitySafetyWeek2020 [tag @Ausgrid] 

Dangerous situations

 Electricity Safety Week Social Share Dangerous SituationsAlways be on the lookout for dangers in and around your home. This could be anything from a faulty electrical lead to a ‘stacked’ power point. If you need something fixed, call a licensed electrician. #ElectricitySafetyWeek2020 [tag @Ausgrid]


Electricity Safety Week Social Share Tile - Know what to do in an emergencyIf your child sees a dangerous situation involving electricity – tell them to stay clear, tell an adult and call triple zero (000). #ElectricitySafetyWeek2020 [tag @Ausgrid]

If you see a fallen powerline, there is a strong chance it is still alive. Stay at least 8 metres away from a fallen powerline and anything it may be touching #ElectricitySafetyWeek2020 [tag @Ausgrid]


Electricity Safety Week  Water and electricityWater and electricity don’t mix. Keep water away from electrical appliances and power cords  #ElectricitySafetyWeek2020 [tag @Ausgrid]

Additional promotional materials


Electricity Safety Week Poster

Link to Stage 3 Electricity Safety Videos

Share the following URLs to promote electricity safety;

  • What is electricity -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LM9Qw30m2b4
  • Generating electricity - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53l4kBZb8uE
  • The electricity circuit -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GL6jPBGT1Lo
  • Keeping safe around electricity poles and power lines - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyAK4E8LTKc
  • Metal is a conductor -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sbGU93cd2M
  • Electricity and water don't mix -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7l7fJ3oEP7g
  • Stay away from substations – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tmd7JSHW-U8
  • Electrical emergencies - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcQ4hdS4O3I
  • Keeping safe - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWYRq8wl0KM

Use the individual links above or stream all the videos here.