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It's important to know the risks of working around overhead power lines and natural gas pipelines and how to avoid getting injured from accidental contact.
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.
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.
Alliant Energy's electric and gas service manuals are also available online:
Contactor safety basics
On the job:
In an electrical emergency:
In a natural gas emergency: