No one should attempt to scale any tower that has live overhead cables.
There should be no tying of cows or other domestic animals to any of the tower legs or stay wires.


People shouldn’t be allowed to throw anything metallic to the live over head lines such as metallic strip, metallic wire, ropes, or green twinges.


Without first performing a proper shutdown and interim earthing arrangement, any conductor that has snapped or is dangling from the tower should be avoided. In this instance, no one should be allowed to get any closer to the snapped or hanging conductor until the entire circuit has been isolated and earthed from both ends of the distribution network. To go along with this, it is recommended that the snapped conductors be temporarily grounded with an appropriate earthing rod before touching them for the purpose of fixing them.


If we see any sparking on the live conducting parts of the over head system, we should notify the appropriate authorities immediately.


No temporary or permanent bands or embankments should be placed under the live overhead line since this will cause the ground clearance of the overhead line to be reduced, and we should avoid doing so.
We should avoid transporting any long metallic poles, bamboos, pipes, or other similar items beneath the live conductors. Agricultural activities are permitted just below the overhead electrical wires, although growing of sugarcane-like plants should be avoided if they reach a height of more than 5 meters.


The use of overloaded bullock carts, tractors trails, or other similar types of vehicles with a height greater than 5 meters above the ground level should be avoided when crossing live overhead power lines.


Any structure, whether temporary or permanent, should not be built below the level of the surrounding ground. Not only should the building be erected below the overhead power lines, but it should also be constructed at a distance from the line in accordance with the normal electrical clearance requirements in the country.


During rainy weather, we should avoid touching any above tower bodies.
During severe weather, we should maintain a safe distance from the overhead power line to avoid being struck. During a storm, any line conductor or tower could fall on us and cause serious injury.

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