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Identify overhead power lines in the area.
Make sure everyone on your crew is familiar with their location. Store wheeled irrigation equipment at least 100 feet from all power lines.

Keep irrigation pipe far away from power lines.
When installing irrigation systems, keep pipes horizontal so you don’t lift them into lines by mistake.

Greater voltages require greater distance.
Make sure everyone on your crew is familiar with their location. Store wheeled irrigation equipment at least 100 feet from all power lines.

Adjust spray to avoid shock hazards.
Contact Consumers Energy at 1-800-477-5050 to verify voltages and contact MIOSHA for specific rules before work begins.

 

 

Keep irrigation pipe horizontal and far away from power lines.

 

Irrigation system

Irrigation system