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safe on the farm MLEC helps cultivate farm safety near power equipment

Farming is a vital and rewarding industry, but it comes with its share of risks and hazards. Cultivating a safe work environment helps prevent injuries and power outages by limiting collisions where tractors and other farm equipment come in contact with power equipment.

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative shares some practical tips to help ensure everyone’s safety and avoid farm equipment created power outages:

• Maintain a 10-foot clearance around all utility equipment in all directions.

• Use a spotter and deployed flags to maintain safe distances from power lines and other electrical equi...


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