PowerNet is committed to keeping people safe around our electricity networks.Our motto is “work safely, someone expects you home tonight”.
Click here to view the PowerNet Health and Safety Statement.
We maintain our lines, underground cables and other electrical assets to a high standard of safety and reliability and they are not dangerous when treated with the necessary caution.
Important information and advice about keeping safe about our network and safe working practices when working close to electricity is available in this section.
Following is advice about how you can keep yourself safe when working around electricity outdoors.
- Indoor safety
- Keeping safe outside
- Damage to equipment
- Safe distances
- Temporary disconnection
- Trees near power lines
Click on the links below to view our Safety Campaign messages-
- Safety message – Working near service mains
- Safety message – Trimming trees near overhead power lines
- Safety message – Planting and maintaining trees near overhead power lines
- Safety message – Look up when working on the farm
You can also view our Safety Videos on our youtube channel as below:
PowerNet tree trimming
PowerNet cable location
New Zealand‘s Electricity Safety Regulations:
Click on these links to find out more: