Treat electricity with caution and respect
The following safety guidelines apply to any power line, including smaller distribution lines that serve electricity to your home or business, and transmission lines such as those Great River Energy builds. View our brochure.
If you see a broken power line, DO NOT touch it. Stay away from it and call your local electric cooperative, 911 or Great River Energy at 1-800-442-3013.
Stay safe when flying kites, building fires or hunting. Take caution during lightning storms.Learn more »
Irrigation and watering
Never allow a solid stream of water to hit a power line wire.Learn more »
Machinery and vehicles
Dos and don’ts regarding farm equipment, trucks and automobiles.Learn more »
Different safety guidelines apply to electric and non-electric fences.Learn more »
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Proper clearances around power lines are required.Learn more »
We use safe practices and follow NERC and NESC standards.Learn more »
Substation arc flash PPE list for our members
View a list of the personal protective equipment required for arc flash protection at each of our members’ distribution substations.Learn more »