Before you start work on site, plan ahead and check the location of powerlines with the Look up and Live powerline app.
The Look up and Live platform can help you plan work near powerlines to minimise contact and reduce the risk of injury or death from electrocution and damage to equipment and our electricity network.
Ausgrid has been working with the creators of the Look Up and Live platform (Energy Queensland) to provide access to our overhead network data on an interactive geospatial map. The platform includes overhead data from TransGrid, Endeavour, Essential, Energex, Ergon, Powerlink, Jemena and more.
It also combines several important safety features in one location, including:
It is available to download from Google Play and Apple App Store as well as online at lookupandlive.com.au.
Ergon Energy Community Safety Specialist Glen Cook demonstrates how to use the powerline mapping tool at lookupandlive.com.au.
If you're planning work near overhead lines, prepare in advance to stay safe.