Watty's Safety for Kids Contest

My name is Watty and I work at Maritime Electric! My job is to teach people about electrical safety. Electricity is an important part of our lives. It keeps our lights on and powers our cell phones, refrigerators and sometimes even our cars! It is very important to learn about electricity and how to be safe around it. Here are some electrical safety tips you should know:

  • Be very careful around electricity, it can be dangerous.
  • Always pull a cord out by the plug and never by the cord.
  • Don't plug too many things into an electrical outlet.
  • Stay away from electrical plants and substations, this is where Maritime Electric makes and sends power to your home.
  • Stay very far away (at least 30 metres) from downed power lines. They can be very dangerous. Tell an adult or call Maritime Electric at 1-800-670-1012 if you see one.
  • Do not climb trees, fly kites or play near power lines. Find an open area to play in, away from power lines.

How to Enter

Students in Grades K-6 can enter for a chance to win one of three baskets filled with school supplies valued at $500 for their classroom. To enter, download an electrical safety colouring or activity sheet below to learn all about electrical safety. Students can submit completed artwork using the entry form below. You can also enter by emailing your artwork to customerservice@maritimeelectric.com.

On the entry form there is an option to grant Maritime Electric permission to share your artwork on our website and social media channels. All identifying information will be redacted for your safety. Watty will choose the winners on May 31, 2022 by random draw.





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Want to learn more about electrical safety?

If you are interested in having our Shocking Truth presentation offered to your Grade 6 class either in-person or through video, please contact us at customerservice@maritimeelectric.com.

Contest rules

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Open to residents of Prince Edward Island only. Contest closes at 11:59:59 a.m. on May 31, 2022. There are three (3) prizes available to be won, valued at $500 CAD each, including HST. A skill testing question will be required in order to be declared the winner. Terms and conditions apply, please read full contest rules: Watty's Safety for Kids Contest Official Rules [PDF- 168 kB].