Stay back at least 10 metres (33 feet) from
any fallen power line or exposed underground cable.
Look up, check and keep equipment clear of overhead
When using equipment in the vicinity of power
lines, always maintain the limits of approach: from 3-7 metres
(10-20 feet) depending on the voltage.
Stay at least 10 metres (33 feet) from operating
equipment, in case it contacts an energized line.
If your vehicle makes contact with an energized
line remain inside until help arrives. If you must get out
due to fire, jump out with your feet together. Then shuffle
away, keeping both feet close together. Never contact the
ground and your vehicle at the same time.
To avoid contacting underground power lines,
before you dig, call Hydro at (905)895-2309
Always call local emergency personnel when someone
is injured in an electrical accident.