All tradies are being reminded by Essential Energy about the potential electrical hazards on worksites.
Tradespeople, scaffolders and other construction workers are being reminded to stay safe around electricity.
According to Essential Energy’s General Manager Safety, HR and Environment, David Nardi, plant equipment and temporary structures should be kept well clear of the elctricity network.
Tradies need to be aware of the location of powerlines, whether overheard or undergroung before beginning work.
The company also suggests all workers undergo onsite safety induction training before commencing work.