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The most painstaking precautions protect linemen from electrocution.
North Carolina government in 2012 strengthened state law to make it more difficult for thieves to sell copper and for buyers to accept stolen copper. In October, thieves in Craven and Jones counties were almost electrocuted when they stole copper grounding wire from two electricity substations. This article discusses the criminal laws and life risks for stealing copper.
In response to May being National Electrical Safety Month, Michael E.C. Grey offered this cautionary tale: contact with a live wire turned deadly for four young men helping neighbors with removing a metal porch from a mobile home.