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Watch Out for Weatherheads!
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Weatherheads, found on buildings served by overhead power lines, can pose an electrical hazard. Learn the risks of contacting these familiar fixtures and how to work safely around them.
Weatherhead on rooftop
What’s a Weatherhead?
Know the Risks
Keep Your Distance
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