Skip Nav Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety cautions concerning overhead power lines and avoiding contact when working in the farming fields when using equipment for harvesting. You will learn what to do if you do come in contact with power lines, get tangled up in them, or experience arcing because you’re too close and why. Tips are offered to help prevent electrocution when working with farming equipment around power lines and specific ways to avoid contact. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a farmer/worker in the field! Special Thanks to TheIndependent.com, to NPPD, and to Transmission and Distribution Manager of NPPD, John Humphrey for the article, Electrical Safety Important, Says NPPD.