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Stay safe with FPL's top tips
In recognition of National Safety Month, FPL urges customers to stay safe around electricity to prevent injuries and fires
JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) wants you to be safe every day, especially when dealing with electricity. In recognition of National Safety Month, FPL is providing 12 tips to help customers stay safe around electricity.
"Nothing is more important than the safety of our customers and employees," said Manny Miranda, senior vice president of power delivery for FPL. "Safety is a cornerstone at FPL – at work, at home and at play. Electricity is part of our daily lives, but it requires we always follow safety practices to prevent accidents."
Be safe around electricity. Follow these precautions:
Additional information is available at FPL.com/safety.
Florida Power & Light Company
Florida Power & Light Company is the third-largest electric utility in the United States, serving approximately 4.9 million customer accounts or an estimated 10 million people across nearly half of the state of Florida. FPL's typical 1,000-kWh residential customer bill is approximately 25 percent lower than the latest national average and, in 2016, was the lowest in Florida among reporting utilities for the seventh year in a row. FPL's service reliability is better than 99.98 percent, and its highly fuel-efficient power plant fleet is one of the cleanest among all utilities nationwide. The company received the top ranking in the southern U.S. among large electric providers, according to the J.D. Power 2016 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction StudySM, and was recognized in 2016 as one of the most trusted U.S. electric utilities by Market Strategies International. A leading Florida employer with approximately 8,900 employees, FPL is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Florida-based NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), a clean energy company widely recognized for its efforts in sustainability, ethics and diversity, and has been ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry in Fortune's 2017 list of "World's Most Admired Companies." NextEra Energy is also the parent company of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun. For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
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