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Top 10 Issues Facing Today's Linemen

Linemen put their lives on the line each day to power the nation. They scale gargantuan towers, dangle from helicopters and work on energized lines to restore power quickly to customers following severe storms.

While the job of a lineman is often hazardous, it is also exhilarating. Many linemen cannot see themselves having any other career. For them, being a lineman is not simply a job but a way of life.

As with any career, however, linemen face significant challenges

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