Farm equipment must be operated with caution, and this is especially true when working around power lines. Augers, front-end loaders and aerial lifts are just a few examples of machinery that can come in contact with overhead wires.
Elexicon Energy wants to keep farming customers safe. Follow these safety tips to avoid electrical safety hazards while working around your farm.
Stray voltage or tingle voltage is a small electrical potential between metal stabling equipment and floor surfaces. While it is usually not harmful, animals that make contact between these surfaces may receive a tingle or mild shock that could disturb their normal behaviour and ultimately reduce the efficiency of a farming operation.