This page provides information and tips for being safe when you’re around our lines, towers and substations.
We need everyone on the lookout for people (and teams) you work with who are leading the way with excellent safety behaviours and performance, helping get everyone working for Transpower home safely every day.
Our biennial STAR (Safety Thanks and Recognition) Awards recognise the importance of safety in our business and promote a positive safety and health culture in our industry.
The categories for the 2018 STAR Awards are listed below.
Safety Leadership (Individual)
Individual showing outstanding initiative and leadership in safety in the workplace
Team best representing our industry safety values
Future of Safety (Trainee/Apprentice)
A trainee or apprentice (under two years in the electricity industry at the time of nomination) who demonstrates outstanding commitment to health and safety in their workplace
Overhead power lines are a critical hazard for cranes
This form is intended for Transpower staff, and contractors/consultants who do not have access to Maximo HSE, to report injuries and near misses related to Transpower activities. All Transpower staff and contractors/consultants may use this form to report general safety observations.
If you have any questions about the information needed to complete the form, or for assistance completing the form, please contact the Safety Team.
A guide to help keep safe when working around transmission lines. Contact your landowner liaison officer if you wish to obtain copies of safety stickers for your mobile plant or signage for your worksite.
See something that concerns you?
If you see downed power lines, please call 111 immediately and do not approach any downed lines.
Below you can let us know about potential safety hazards on or near our assets, incidents or near-misses, or provide general feedback about safety.
This page lists resources relating to land under and beside transmission lines.
If you see anything wrong with a Transpower line, or someone in danger around a line, phone our emergency 24-hour hotline 0800 THE GRID immediately.