First Responders and Construction Workers
First Responders & Construction Workers
Work Safely Near Electricity
Emergency first responders and construction workers can find themselves working near high-voltage power lines. Understanding the risks is important for everyone’s safety.
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Emergency first responders, including police, firefighters, and paramedics, may find themselves in situations near downed power lines and electrical hazards. Make sure you know the risks so you can come home safe at the end of the day.
To learn how to stay safe around electricity, view the safety video, provided by the Canadian Electricity Association and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
A Safe Clearance Report is always required when working within 20 ft of power lines.