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Manitoba Hydro liveline work
<p>Wearing conductive suits, Manitoba Hydro live-line crew bonds to the conductor to perform energized work, using the barehand ladder method at 500-kV HVDC.</p>

Linemen Return to Live-Line Work at 500 kV

Following two flashovers, a decade of research and testing, and a change in work practices, Manitoba Hydro crews once again work on energized lines.

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