Dramatic Lineman Rescue off 500kv

By Reed Thorne; posted November 25, 2006

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Here linemen from SMUD (Sacramento Metropolitan Utiltiy District) and WAPA (Western Area Power Administration) rescue a coworker from the dead end hot end yoke of 500kv power lines. This is part of a Ropes That Rescue training course for linemen in 2006. See www.ropesthatrescue.com for more details. Also see [169080408] and [169080783]