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Industry Safety

Working near the Western Power network is dangerous

This section provides information on how you can keep safe when you're working near Western Power’s electricity network.

This information should be used in conjunction with the standards and regulations applicable to your industry. You need to ensure that there are adequate risk management procedures in place before working around the electricity network.

It is essential to know the location and voltage of any underground power cables and overhead network assets around your work area to assess the risk and carry out work safely. To get this information, contact Dial Before You Dig or freecall 1100.

Choose items from the categories below for specific information relevant to your industry.

  • Building & Construction
  • Excavation
  • Transport
  • Vegetation
  • Farming & Agriculture
Overhead Network Safety
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Danger Zones
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Easements
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Dial Before You Dig
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Industry standards
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Restriction zone
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Overhead Network Safety
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Underground Network Safety
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Dial Before You Dig
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Industry standards
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Overhead Network Safety
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Dial Before You Dig
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Industry standards
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Overhead Network Safety
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Underground Network Safety
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Danger Zones
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Easements
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Dial Before You Dig
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Property Access
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Industry standards
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Restriction zone
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