Safety Step 1: Keep Your Distance
Amy Materson | November 25, 2013

Overhead power linesOSHA requires you stay at least 10 feet away from overhead power lines with up to a 50,000-volt current. For lines that exceed 50,000 volts, you’re required to add a distance of stay at least 10 feet plus 4 additional inches for each additional 10,000 volts of current above 50,000 volts.

 

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