Roofers and Scaffolders Reminded to Look Out Look Up

UK Power Networks have launched a safety animation aimed at trade’s people – including roofers, scaffolders, tree surgeons – to remind you to’ look out look up’ for overhead electricity wires.

Life can be lost within seconds or life-changing burns inflicted if you come into contact with overhead electricity cables. Either way, back at home your family are left feeling devastated and all because you were in a hurry, got distracted or didn’t bother.

The simple step of taking a moment to ‘look out look up’ before starting work can avoid all danger when carrying a ladder, erecting scaffolding or working on a roof with power lines nearby.

UK Power Networks is running a BeBrightStaySafe campaign, with the aim of reminding construction and tradespeople to work safely and think about overhead electricity lines.

The company’s vast cable networks deliver more than a quarter of the UK’s electricity making sure the lights stay on across London, the South East and the East of England.

 

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