Hydro One has some safety tips for setting up Christmas lights over the holidays.
Hydro One says to make sure your indoor and outdoor lights are CSA approved before hanging them up.
Make sure circuits are not overloaded and to make sure there aren’t breaks, kicks or tears in cords.
Hydro One says keeping electrical connections off the ground and keeping connecting clear of metal parts can reduce the risk of being electrocuted.
Switching to LED lights is a safe alternative and a great way to save on energy costs.