Safe Electricity

Oakdale Electric Cooperative partners with Safe Electricity to promote safety awareness. Safe Electricity promotes safety awareness through many communications, including general and detailed information for members, children's games that focus on educating youth about electric safety as well as activities and resources for teachers. 

Call Before you Dig

Underground utilities, such as buried electric, gas or water lines, can be a shovel full away from turning an outdoor project into a disaster. 

Play it safe by dialing 811 to find out where utility lines run on your property.

Know what's below. Call before you dig. 

Hotline Safety Demonstration

To help increase the safety awareness and well-being for its members, Oakdale Electric Cooperative provides a safety program for interested groups.

This interactive program is ideal for school and community organizations and focuses on the importance of high voltage safety. 

Generator Safety

Your generator can be a lifesaver during a power outage, but it can also be extremely dangerous to you and our crews if installed or used improperly. 

Contact us if you have a generator. 

Landscape & Tree Planting Guide

Whether you are planning to add trees or shrubs to your yard, please make sure you are aware of your overhead and underground power lines. You can help minimize tree-related outages and ensure reliable electric service by choosing the right tree or shrub for any location.

Surviving Auto Accidents Involving Downed Power Lines

Each year, accidents in which motorists hit power poles happens tens of thousands of times. Watch the six-minute video to make sure you know what to do if you are in a crash that involves power lines or other electrical equipment.