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Contractors will find work rules and training materials in this section to help you complete your job safely. Working together, we're powering the possible in New England.

Eversource provides phone numbers for contractors or crane operators to call before working near power lines, to request voltage information and assistance.

You may also request more information about overhead and underground hazards, and OSHA's minimum safe working distances from exposed energized parts.

  • Connecticut: 888-544-4826
  • Eastern Massachusetts: 800-592-2000
  • Western Massachusetts: 800-880-2433
  • New Hampshire: 800-362-7764

Otherwise, please contact your local Eversource safety representative at the number below.

Jon Duffy
Field Safety Manager
Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Maurice Dumas
Field Safety Manager
Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Work Rules

The work rules below govern the safety and health aspects of the way contractor, subcontractors and others perform work on Eversource facilities, properties and work sites.

The rules convey Eversource's minimum expectations regarding safety and health practices, and may exceed federal, state and local regulations.

Training Modules

Training Videos

"Your Safety On the Line" is a video for emergency responders and contractors about the hazards of electrical equipment.

Developed by Eversource employees with the cooperation of fire, police and rescue personnel, the video discusses how to work safely around electrical equipment.

Caution: this program contains graphic images of the physical damage that can be caused by electrical contact.