Don’t attach items to poles

It creates hazards for linemen

Posted on May 29 2019 in Marshall County REMC

Attaching signs, posters, satellite dishes and other objects to utility poles without Marshall County REMC’s consent could pose a serious threat to our linemen. 

Marshall County REMC linemen have reported utility poles being used as community bulletin boards, satellite mounts and even deer stands. Attaching items to an electric utility pole is not only an inconvenience to our linemen, it also puts the person hanging the attachment at risk for injury.

Attachments like small nails and tacks place linemen in danger. A lineman’s rubber gloves protect them from high-voltage electricity, but one pinhole from a nail can have deadly results. 

Please help Marshall County REMC keep our linemen and our community safe. Don’t attach items to utility poles. Items not belonging to Marshall County REMC will be removed. Marshall County REMC is not responsible for any losses if an item is damaged or destroyed.