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Date PostedJuly 7, 2016

Identify Powerlines before Beginning Work on Construction Sites

electrical 1Essential Energy recently issued a reminder to tradespeople about an important issue, working safely around electrical hazards.

The company reminded all tradespeople, scaffolders and other construction workers to be aware of the potential electrical hazards on worksites and to stay safe around electricity.

Spokesperson for the company said plant equipment and temporary structures should be kept away from the electricity network.

Before picking up a jackhammer or any other tool to begin working on site, workers should be aware of the location of powerlines, whether overhead or underground.

Find out more http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/06/aware-electricity-worksite/#.V318PPl97IV

Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning and web strategy firm based in George St Brisbane. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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