Whether you are an individual, a contractor, a project manager, an arborist or any other party, if you are carrying out work near power lines, or planning to do so, it is your responsibility to ensure the safety of the people on the jobsite.

Hydro-Québec can implement certain safety measures to ensure you can carry out your work safely. The steps involved, particularly when and how to contact Hydro-Québec, are outlined in the following document:

General Information Sheet – Work Near Power Lines (2021) [PDF 144 kB]

To find out how Hydro-Québec can keep your jobsite safe in accordance with current standards and to discover the various safety measures that Hydro-Québec can put in place, please read the following document:

Guide to Work Near Power Lines (2013) [PDF 3.1 MB – in French only]