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Remember To Think Safety Around Power Lines

Farmers have been extremely busy this spring not only trying to get this year's crop in the ground but in some cases even wrapping up the harvest.
 
For producers that are done now, it's time to think about scouting the crop for weed and insect issues. 
 
Producers are being encouraged to think about safety, especially around power lines.
 
Scott MacGregor, a spokesman with Sask Power says it's always important to make farm safety a priority,  noting it's especially important to remember just how big the machinery is.
 
"Line contacts are very common with farm machinery. Last year we saw 327 incidents related to farm equipment striking our infrastructure and that's too much."
 
He notes if there's a power line you can't avoid call Sask Power, and they can make arrangements to come and move it temporarily.
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