Farm Powerline Safety

ATCO Electric would like to remind our farming community of the hazards associated with working and moving equipment around near power lines

ATCO Electric Farm Safety Tips

Today’s farm equipment is bigger than ever which can mean big problems when you’re working

around power lines. Contact with a power line can result in damaged equipment, severe

injuries or even death, but is 100 per cent preventable. Stay safe with these tips:

4. Plan before moving tall equipment. Map your route and locate any overhead power

lines. If you don’t know whether it’s safe to cross under or work near a power line, call

ATCO Electric for help: 1-855-277-1670.

For more information on working near power lines safely, visit atcoelectric.com.

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