Look up, look out and be aware of overhead power lines

Last year, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) recorded over 140 farm related incidents on its network in the north of Scotland and central southern England.

Teams from SSEN's regions north and south have been out and about discussing farm safety at local agricultural shows.

Watch the video for some valuable advice on how to stay safe near overhead power lines, cables and electrical equipment.

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Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks

We're responsible for maintaining the electricity networks supplying over 3.7 million homes and businesses across central southern England and north of the Central Belt of Scotland. We own one electricity transmission network and two electricity distribution networks, comprising 106,000 substations and 130,000 km of overhead lines and underground cables across one third of the UK. Our first priority is to provide a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities we serve in Scotland and England.

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