Downed Power Line PSA — This Might Shock You

downed power lines PSA

We never know what situations we are going to encounter in life.  So, just in case you find yourself around downed power lines that are live — this downed power line PSA from Puget Sound Energy shares some key information that may help save your life:

  1. Stay at least 35 feet away from downed power lines.
  2. Beware of “Touch Potential” — being in contact with an energized and a non-energized object at the same time.
  3. Beware of “Step Potential” — creating an energized and non-energized foot connection with ground as you walk.

Watch the downed power line PSA video to see how to hug, jump, and shuffle — your way to safety.

(h/t Sara C)


Author: Linda Anselmi

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