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The Shocking Truth

Last year, approximately 1,000 Albertans contacted power lines. That’s more than three contacts per day.

Through ongoing safety awareness and industry education, we're committed to reducing the number of power line contacts across Alberta.

Protect Yourself

Whether you operate a backhoe or wield a shovel, it's up to you and your crew to make sure everyone goes home safe at the end of the day. Here's how.

Protect Your Business

If you think a power line contact can't happen to your crew — think again. Here's what you need to know.


Industries at Risk

Power line contacts can happen in any industry. Knowing the risks and learning how to protect yourself and your crew from hidden hazards can keep you from becoming just another statistic.

Know the Risks

Safety Blog

Is GPS Putting Farmers at Risk?

Minimize the risk of a power line incident on your property by following these tips for safely using GSP-controlled equipment.

April 3rd, 2017
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Power Line Safety for Homeowners

Whether landscaping or building a fence, remember these tips for preventing power line contacts at home.

April 25th, 2017
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How to Stay Safe from Seeding to Harvest

From spotting hazards on your property to learning about safe limits of approach, here's how you can keep safety top of mind on the farm.

June 1st, 2017
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Changing Heights and Depths of Utilities

Did you know that the weather can affect the height and depth of power lines over time? Here are the facts.

August 15th, 2017
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Contact Map

Think power line contacts are few and far between? Think again.
Keep track of overhead and underground contacts occurring across Alberta.

The Joint Utility Safety Team (JUST) is a partnership between the following Alberta electric utilities with contributions from local municipalities, formed to address the frequency of power line contacts across the province.