More than 200 occurrences of collisions on poles were recorded this year; Aracaju leads the ranking

More than 200 occurrences of collisions on poles were recorded this year; Aracaju leads the ranking
More than 200 occurrences of collisions on poles were recorded this year; Aracaju leads the ranking

The collision of vehicles in poles has been a frequent scene in several Sergipe municipalities. A survey carried out by Energisa shows that between January and September 2022, 208 incidents have already been recorded, impacting the supply of energy to 237,000 customers.

Aracaju leads the ranking with 51 recorded occurrences, followed by the municipalities of Nossa Senhora do Socorro and Itabaiana. These accidents involving the electricity grid cause the interruption of electricity in homes, schools, shops and hospitals, in addition to compromising traffic and causing fatalities in the collision.

Energisa Sergipe’s Operations Manager, Daniel Flor, advises on the main precautions that the driver must take to avoid electric shock. “Whenever possible, you should avoid getting out of the vehicle in these cases, as there may be a risk of electric shock, as there may be cables on the vehicle or nearby that the victim cannot see. In addition to Samu and the Fire Department, it is essential that Energisa be called immediately to carry out all procedures safely. Anyone who is going to provide assistance should also stay away from the vehicle and call Energisa”, explains Daniel.

Daniel also warns that anyone who passes close to the collision must keep their distance from the electrical network and, for safety reasons, must not approach fallen poles or wires under any circumstances, especially to film or photograph the accident, thus avoiding other risks and accidents. happen.

Another factor related to accidents with poles is the responsibility of who will bear the losses. The cost of replacing each pole is on average R$ 5,800.00, which will be mandatorily charged to the offender/driver of the vehicle causing the accident.


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In the event of an emergency involving the electricity grid, notify Energisa. The service can be done by phone 0800 079 0196, Energisa On app, social networks, website www.energisa.com.br

The article is in Portuguese

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