Working outdoors can often mean working alongside the electricity network. Appropriate safety controls are vital to keeping you and your co-workers safe.
You can now check overhead powerlines on your property using the Look Up and Live app.
Look Up and Live provides overhead powerline locations and imagery available to the public online, at no cost, via an interactive geospatial map. The app provides the ability to search locations and to overlay maps with third party mapping programs.
Find out more about Ausgrid's Look Up and Live.
Download our comprehensive Quick Reference Guide detailing the clearance distances needed to keep you safe while working around Ausgrid assets.
Check the safety clearance guidelines and apply for further safety clearance advice.
If you or your workmates find yourselves in danger, it's important to know what to do.
Information about safe work practices, including safety clearances from overhead powerlines, can be found in the Safe Work Australia and SafeWork NSW Codes of Practice. You can also visit Safe Work Australia and SafeWork NSW for practical advice, guidance and preventative strategies to help mitigate and manage workplace risks to health and safety.