Safety tips for electric blankets, heating pads

Dec 27, 2021

Power for Progress… a weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority.

Even though winter has “officially” arrived in Oklahoma, we all know the weather around here can still change quickly. Maybe it is pleasant in the afternoon, but the evenings come with quite a chill. When the temperature does drop, many of us turn up the heat and perhaps even reach for an electric heating pad or electric blanket to stay cozy and warm. If that is part of your routine, the Grand River Dam Authority hopes you will keep these important safety tips in mind (from

Please keep these tips in mind and stay warm, and safe, this winter. Happy Holidays from your friends at GRDA!

GRDA is Oklahoma’s largest public power utility, funded by revenues from electric and water sales. GRDA strives to be an “Oklahoma agency of excellence” by focusing on the 5E’s: electricity, economic development, environmental stewardship, employees and efficiency.