We are ESB Networks. We ensure that electricity gets to the homes and businesses of our 2.3 million electricity customers, safely and efficiently. We have invested over €6bn in the electricity network over the last 10 years to ensure that it is reliable and enables communities and businesses in Ireland to grow and develop.
We provide a wide range of services to our customers, all of whom need to be registered with an electricity supplier. Each year we carry out over 9 million meter readings and provide these to your supplier in order to ensure you receive correct billing. We also deliver a range of technical services such as restoring supply when network faults occur, for example due to storms. Other services, some of which are chargeable, include undertaking line alterations at the customer’s request and carrying out service alterations requested via suppliers.
Your safety is our priority. Electricity is a powerful energy source but it can be dangerous. Always follow our safety guidelines. To ensure you stay safe, stay clear of overhead, underground and fallen electricity wires, always look out for electricity wires when you are outside . ‘Stay safe, stay clear’. For emergencies call 1850 372 999.
Acting responsibly in all aspects of our business is one of our key priorities.
The booklet is part of our commitment to providing leadership in safety. It provides some practical guidance on farming safely with electricity.
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This booklet provides you with some useful steps when it comes to working safely and effectively with electricity on the farm. A good reference booklet to keep to hand.
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This booklet provides safety tips and instructions on how to use electricity safely in you home.
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In accordance with our desire to deal in an open manner with this issue we are providing you with this information on the subject of electrical and magnetic fields. The quality of your living and working environment, along with the welfare of livestock and farm crops is of the utmost importance to us at all times.
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Accidents are caused by failure to take all practicable precautions to prevent accidental contact with live overhead electrical lines. Recommended methods and procedures are set out in this booklet which, if adopted, will provide a positive approach to the elimination of these tragedies.
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Poster - Always Dial Before You Dig. Avoid the dangers of underground electricity cables.
This poster provides some tips on how to farm safely while working near electrical hazards and also on how to be safe while in the countryside.
Teaching Resources - Junior Lesson Plan 1 - Electricity in Our Environment
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Teaching Resources - Junior Lesson Plan 2 - Staying Safe with Electricity
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