Thu 02 Feb 2017

TasNetworks Advisory – Look Up, Look Out

After a recent spate of plant and vehicle contacts with overhead powerlines, TasNetworks is issuing this alert in the interest of community safety.

Often these contacts were the result of unauthorised entry to powerline “No Go Zones”, endangering the lives of machinery operators, members of the general public and causing inconvenience to the community through unnecessary power interruptions.

Powerlines are part of our landscape and it’s easy to forget they are there. But coming into contact with powerlines can result in injury or even death. That’s why if you are working, driving or doing anything in the vicinity of powerlines it is essential that you look up, look out.

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