Every day, two to three Albertans will come in contact with an overhead or underground power line. The potential for injury and even death is extremely high when safety is not placed as the priority on the job.
Many electrical incidents occur because workers are unaware of the safe limits of approach and get too close with vehicles, tools and their own bodies. These are incidents that can be prevented with education and respect for the infrastructure that makes our world what it is.
ENMAX is a member of the Joint Utility Safety Team which was formed with participation from AltaLink, FortisAlberta, ATCO Electric, ENMAX Power, EPCOR and the Government of Alberta in 2006.
For more information on this initiative and how your employees can work safely around power lines visit JUST's website,
wherestheline.ca. You'll find industry-specific resources and training to keep power line safety a top priority on your worksite including what to do when you contact a power line, videos, newsletters and promotional materials for your workplace.
Anyone working around electrical equipment will benefit from a tutorial, including:
Find out more in our H.E.A.T. brochure.
email@example.com Phone: 403-514-3700 and ask to speak to a Safety Specialist
Customers are free to purchase natural gas services or electricity services from a retailer of their choice. For a list of retailers, visit ucahelps.alberta.ca or call 310-4822 (toll free in Alberta).