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  • Safety & Enforcement

    The CPUC works diligently to ensure that regulated services are delivered in a safe, reliable manner.

    The CPUC’s Safety and Enforcement Division has safety oversight in a number of industries, including: Electric, Natural Gas, Telecommunications, Railroads, Rail Crossings, Rail Transit, and Passenger Carriers (Limousines, Charter Buses, Ferries, and Transportation Network Companies such as Uber, Lyft, etc.).

  • Insights

    Rail Safety

     10,199  rail crossings in California

    837 railroad incidents in 2016

    245 rail transit incidents in 2016


    in Pipeline Safety Citations issued to natural gas companies by CPUC since January 2015

    Electric Safety

    4 million electric poles

    Over 300,000 miles of lines

    Over 2,200 substations


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    CPUC Supports 811 Efforts For Damage Prevention

    Call 811 at least a few days before you start any digging project. Whether you are planning to do it yourself or hire a professional, smart digging means calling 811 before each job.
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    Safety Policy and Action Plan

    The CPUC has created a Safety Policy Statement and Safety Action Plan

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