Power cables can kill - youngsters warned to stay away

Pylons at Halton whrer work by the National Grid is being undertaken.

Pylons at Halton whrer work by the National Grid is being undertaken.

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Youngsters are being reminded to stay away from electricity pylons, substations and power lines.

Northern Powergrid, the electricity distributor for Yorkshire, wants young people to be aware of the dangers of electricity as the summer months approach.

Paul Norton, head of safety at Northern Powergrid, said: “We all remember the excitement of the longer, milder nights, but it’s vital that youngsters realise that interfering, accidentally or otherwise, with any part of the electricity network can prove fatal.

 

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