Safety

Otago Power Services staff improving safety systems on the network.

PowerNet staff improving safety systems on the network.

PowerNet is committed to keeping people safe around our electricity networks.Our motto is “work safely, someone expects you home tonight”.

Click  here to view the PowerNet Health & Safety Statement 2016-2017

We maintain our lines, underground cables and other electrical assets to a high standard of safety and reliability and they are not dangerous when treated with the necessary caution.

Important information and advice about keeping safe about our network and safe working practices when working close to electricity is available in this section.

Following is advice about how you can keep yourself safe when working around electricity outdoors.

Click on the links below to view our Safety Campaign messages-

You can also view our Safety Videos on our youtube channel as below:

PowerNet faults

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PowerNet tree triming

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PowerNet cable location

 

New Zealand‘s Electricity Safety Regulations:
Click on these links to find out more: