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Media Advisory - Toronto Hydro and GFL Excavating to hold safety event for dump truck drivers

TORONTO, May 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Representatives from Toronto Hydro, GFL Excavating and the Electrical Safety Authority will be at a condominium development site on Tuesday, May 16, to talk to dump truck drivers about the dangers of overhead powerlines.

Dump trucks are the leading cause of powerline contact in the construction industry. (CNW Group/Toronto Hydro Corporation)

Dump trucks are the number one cause of powerline contact in the construction industry and the biggest risk happens when unloading.

The drivers will receive a safety sticker that can be placed on their dashboard to remind them to operate their vehicle safely around powerlines.

WHO: 

  • Representatives from Toronto Hydro, GFL Excavating and the Electrical Safety Authority
   

WHAT: 

  • Safety event for dump truck drivers
   

WHERE:      

 

30 Ordnance Rd. (Liberty Village area)

Toronto

NOTE: Media are required to wear safety boots and attend a safety briefing

   

WHEN:        

 

Tuesday, May 16

8:00 a.m.

   

 

 

SOURCE Toronto Hydro Corporation

For further information: Tori Gass, Media Relations Specialist, Toronto Hydro, 416-903-4037, media@torontohydro.com
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