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Contractor Safety

Look out for power lines!

Safety-conscious contractors understand the dangers of working near power lines, utility poles, guy wires, service drops and other power-related equipment.

To reduce the risk of injury due to electric shock, follow these safety tips:

  • Be on the lookout for power lines and equipment.
  • Use a spotter when operating heavy equipment.
  • Establish a clearance boundary around power lines before work begins.
  • Be aware of electrical hazards when you guide a load.
  • "Call Before You Dig" (811) for all underground work.

Other Resources

Crane Operators

  • Please call 888-544-4826 before working near power lines.