Wired for Safety

Planning and techniques for working safely around electical hazards


  Electricity and the apparatus that supports its generation, distribution and use are commonplace in modern society. All arborists must work around these facilities. Yes, line clearance crews have the job to remove tree and shrub disruptions from service corridors. However, even residential arborists must work around communication lines, service drops, streetlight wires and homeowner-installed conductors, just to name a few.
  In the terminology of workplace hazards, electrocution and incidents that involve electricity are considered exposure to harmful environment. These ... (Read More...)

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