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August 7, 2018

Power Line Safety for First Responders

In an emergency, police, fire and ambulance personnel are first on the scene, often putting themselves in harm’s way to help others. However, when power lines are involved, the dangers faced by first responders aren’t always as obvious. Whether caused by a car accident or a lightning storm, power line hazards can hide in everyday […]

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July 18, 2018

7 Ways to Stay Focused at Work

Whether you’re new on site or a seasoned professional, maintaining a safe work environment should always be your top priority—especially when working near overhead or underground power lines. Are you frequently checking your phone? Joking around with coworkers? Mentally making plans for the weekend? When you’re comfortable and confident on the job, it can be […]

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July 10, 2018

Show Us Your Safety Swag: Official Contest Rules

Does your crew keep safety top of mind on the worksite? Share a photo of you or your crew rocking your Where’s the Line? branded decals and hard hat stickers on Twitter using #ProtectTheCrew to be automatically entered to win a $500 Mark’s gift card. Where’s the Line? branded swag is available for order at https://www.nationsprint.com/clients/wherestheline2/. […]

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May 24, 2018

How to Work Safely Around Underground Power Lines

Whether you operate an excavator or wield a shovel, understanding how to avoid a dangerous situation before you disturb the ground can help keep you and your crew safe. If you can’t avoid working around underground power lines while on site, here’s how to locate and expose them safely: At least five days before breaking […]

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February 20, 2018

Think a Power Line Contact Can’t Happen to Your Crew? Think Again.

Last year, over 600 companies in Alberta faced the consequences of a power line contact. Here’s what you need to know if your crew works near overhead or underground lines. Power Line Contacts Cost Big Time Power line contacts hit businesses where it really hurts – the bottom line. And the hard costs can add […]

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August 24, 2017

Spreading the Word on Power Line Safety

“It’s one of those things where you can make a difference that goes beyond yourself and perhaps save a few lives.” Part of Cecil’s job as an electrical engineer at EnCana is investigating any time an employee’s or contractor’s equipment or vehicle comes into contact with power lines on EnCana’s properties in Alberta. In just […]

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