Free seminars to help work more safely around power lines

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Council will roll out a series of free seminars this month to provide important information on working safely around power lines.

Seminars will be held in Mildura, Ouyen and Red Cliffs and will be conducted by nationally-accredited training organisation Thomson Bridge.

Information will include:

  • obligations when working around power lines
  • No Go Zones and Safe Approach Distances
  • legal obligations
  • safety practices
  • risk assessment
  • hazards.

Seminars will be held at the following locations and dates:


Monday 28 October 2019

Ouyen Service Centre

79 Oke Street

2.30pm – 4.30pm

Red Cliffs

Tuesday 29 October 2019

Red Cliffs Club

11 Heytsebury Avenue

2.30pm – 4.30pm


Wednesday 30 October 2019

Mildura Working Man’s Club

100-110 Deakin Avenue

2.30pm – 4.30pm

All information and topics covered meets EnergySafe Victoria standards and industry best practice.

These free seminars are perfect for either individuals or businesses interested in ensuring their staff are aware of their obligations when working around power lines.

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