OVERHEAD HAZARD

Visual Observation:

Wires on Post;

Can come down the pole and then become underground with no access or observation covers. Hopefully go in a straight line to point when next seen (in house);

Electric/telephone;

Hazard – electricity;

Risk – electrocution;

Danger of electrocution if wire touched;

Carrying metal ladders/irrigation tubes. In foggy weather high voltage lines can arch/jump;

Climbing ladders/towers;

Lorry’s tipping loads on site;

Inconvenience of bringing down lines and cost of repair;

Mark overhead lines red & white tape.`

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