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Builders urged to stay safe around live cables

Builders are being urged to prioritise electrical safety after the trade was involved in the highest number of cable damage incidents during the past year. Read More

Hertfordshire police signs new agreement designed to keep people safe near high voltage electrical equipment

A new agreement has been reached with Hertfordshire Constabulary to keep police and the public safe around high voltage electrical equipment. Read More

Electricity distributor reproduces safety advice in a range of languages to ‘help save lives’

UK Power Networks has reproduced its safety advice in a range of languages to help save lives. Read More

Christmas lights safety warning

As we move into the festive season, electricity distributors are reminding people that will be adding Christmas lights to the outside of their homes, to put safety first. Read More

UK Power Networks incorporates extra safety precautions to half a million electricity poles

UK Power Networks has added a unique six-digit number and a QR code to almost 500k electricity poles in the East of England as an extra safety precaution. Read More

London Fire Brigade signs new agreement to keep people safe near high voltage equipment

London Fire Brigade signs new agreement aiming to keep both emergency crews and the public safe near high voltage electrical equipment. Read More

What3words: The app that could save the lives of lone and rural workers

What3words has divided the world into 57 trillion 3m by 3m squares and given each a unique three word ‘address’. It means, a person’s exact location can be pinpointed more accurately than a street name or postcode in the event of an emergency. Read More

Roadwork safety film packs powerful message

UK Power Networks has produced a hard-hitting training film with the aim to make UK roadworks sites are safer by helping to train utility and highway workers. Read More

UK Power Networks urges workers to take note of safety procedures at home

Power company puts plans in place to remind staff that simple jobs at home require the same due care and attention as those undertaken in the workplace. Read More

Almost half of excavation work puts workers at risk

Underground asset searches often not carried out, according to new report. Read More



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