The Potential Dangers of Overhead Power Lines

The Potential Dangers of Overhead Power Lines

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 7:15pm

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Look up for overhead power lines. Overhead power lines are not insulated like household power cords. What may look like insulation is actually weatherproofing material. Never touch an overhead power line.

Coming in contact with power lines can easily lead to electrocution. If your ladder of piece of equipment touches an overhead line, both you and the equipment can become the path for the electricity.

Learn about the potential dangers of overhead power lines by watching the attached video.