Warning after worker hits power cable

Warning after worker hits power cable

Jill Buchanan | The Falkirk Herald

A contractor had a lucky escape when he struck an underground electric cable while working on a customer’s driveway. Although they suffered a slight electric shock when the incident occurred in Bonnybridge’s High Street on Monday, it could have been much worse. SP Energy Networks today issued a fresh warning to firms who require to dig or drill into the ground as part of their work to be better prepared The utility company, which owns and operates the power network in the area, called for any firm carrying out such work to ensure it has plans on site showing cable locations, available for free, as well as equipment which can help them locate, and avoid, power cables…(Read the full story)

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