Educating the public about the potential dangers of high-voltage overhead power lines is an important part of Ameren Missouri's ongoing effort to keep our customers and employees safe.
The state of Missouri strengthened our safety message by adopting regulations governing any work close to high-voltage lines. This law includes electric transmission lines and most distribution lines, but not service connections to individual homes.
The Overhead Power Line Safety Act particularly affects contractors and their employees who are more likely to work close to high-voltage lines. Request the brochure