Overhead electrical lines can carry up to 700,000 volts, but it only takes a couple hundred volts for overhead lines to be deadly. According to the Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health (ELCOSH), electrocutions are the fourth leading cause of death among construction workers in the US, and an average of 143 construction workers are killed each year by contact with electricity. Overhead electrical line safety needs to be made a priority for any home or business owner. Take caution with these three tips to keep your team and loved ones safe when dealing with overhead electrical lines.
Overhead electrical line safety should be a top priority for all business managers and home owners alike. Maintaining a safe and electrocution-free workplace can be accomplished by sharing these three easy tips with your team and neighbors. Critter Guard’s Line Guards and Pole Guards will keep squirrels and other rodents at bay, but be sure to install them safely. To learn more about overhead electrical line solutions, please contact us!