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Know the risks of working around overhead power lines and natural gas pipelines.
The most obvious and unfortunate cost of accidental contact with power lines or gas mains is injury or death. Contact with utility equipment can also increase insurance premiums and workers' compensation payments, and can damage equipment.
Handbooks and service manuals
Safety prequalification requirements
Alliant Energy has established a business relationship with ISNetworld (www.isnetworld.com) to help our company objectively manage contractor safety prequalification requirements.
As a result, the majority of contractors performing physical work for Alliant Energy will be required to become subscribers to ISNetworld.
Learn about Alliant Energy's contractor safety prequalification requirements
Free safety video
If you work near power lines or other utility equipment, Alliant Energy can loan you a free video entitled Power Line Safety Essentials for Contractors. This video provides information on the hazards of working near electric power lines on a job site.
You'll learn why it is extremely important to avoid contact with utility equipment and the steps you must take before work begins. You'll also find out what to do if equipment or a co-worker contacts a power line.
Contractor safety basics
On the job:
In an electrical emergency:
In a natural gas emergency: