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WorkSafe | Working near low voltage overhead electric lines

WorkSafe launched its Guidelines for Working Near Low Voltage Power Lines this month. This is an important step forward for anyone working near buildings with overhead power lines. The document explains some effective controls as well as the requirements for close approach permits and the role of the building owner, even for a residential house. This guide also provides information on how to manage the risk of electric shock while work is being done near a live low voltage overhead electric line.

Download the 'working near low voltage overhead electric lines' guide here