Shaughnessy Pole Holding & Safety Watching
Get Peace of Mind While Working Near Power Lines
Metro Power Inc. offers Pole Holding & Safety Watching services to help keep construction workers safe when working near electric power poles. By hiring Metro Power Inc., construction companies in Shaughnessy can avoid the risk of poles falling over and harming workers or extending the deadline. Our policies and procedures ensure that our staff is trained to work safely and without any danger.
What is pole holding?
We will help you to avoid dangerous pole falls that may cause damage to your project or delay your project by a few days.
Pole holding prevents electricians from touching live electrical wires by holding the pole securely and using safety watches or pole strainers. This is usually done by an expert.
How pole holding helps?
Pole holding ensures that any electrical equipment that you are using is not in the way of the power poles. Safety Watch will make sure that you do not contact dangerous objects by wearing protective gear, such as gloves or a hat.
We offer pole holding services to help you stay safe when you are working near power poles. You may not know that you can damage power poles by moving them or removing their supports.
The area protected extends 4x the distance the poles extend from the ground and slopes away from the earth for a minimum of 3 metres/4 metres.
All temporary slope cuts must be protected at all times and constructed in a way that protects the ground and doesn’t harm workers.
What is safety watching?
Electricians helpers are people who are assigned to make sure that power lines are protected. Electrical workers who are designated to ensure that employees are safe when they are working near power lines. WorkSafeBC and BC Hydro require them to be on-site during any work involving overhead power lines.
EHs (Electricians Helpers) are electricians who stay alert for hazards that might occur.
How safety watching helps?
We have safety and control measures in place to ensure that everyone who works for us is safe. We train all our employees to obey them. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that our employees work safely during our construction projects.
We train all of our employees to follow them if they cause any injury to anyone. We have policies and procedures in place that make sure that people work safely, and we train our employees to obey them so that they don’t cause any damage to our equipment.
Workers who use cranes, boom trucks, window cleaners or any other equipment that is near a power line need a special permit to operate it.
You need to know how to operate machinery safely and not do things that could cause injury to you or others.