Before Working Overhead
Always be sure to follow the 10-foot circle of safety. Keep everything you are handling (including your equipment) at least 10 feet away from power lines.
Not only is this an important safety rule, it is an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulation and it is a law. Violation can result in a fine. If you cannot get your work done without getting within 10-feet of a power line, immediately contact us.
- Examine your work site and look for lines that may be blocked by trees or buildings.
- Make sure everyone in your crew knows about all the lines.
- Designate a crew member as a spotter to maximize your visibility.