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Harvest season is one of the busiest times of year for farmers – and among the most dangerous. Equipment contacting overhead power lines is the leading cause of farm electrocution accidents in the Midwest. Before taking to the fields, Linn County REC urges farm workers to be aware of potential electrical hazards and take the necessary steps to avoid tragedy.
These tips can help keep your harvest season productive and safe:
If you question the line height of a power line on your farmstead, contact Linn County REC. We can help you determine what the correct line height is.
For more information on farm safety and other electrical safety tips, visit www.linncountyrec.com.