World's Toughest Fixes High Voltage

It just doesn't get any more dangerous than this: high-voltage power line repairs with the power still switched on. Riley teams up with live wire specialists, puts on the faraday suit – a protective shield against shock from high-voltage electric current – and from a helicopter, bonds on to a live 500 kilovolt power line to perform one of the craziest fixes you'll ever see.

  • 2008
  • 00:47:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2017
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Electric lines -- Maintenance and repair [LCSH] Overhead electric lines -- Safety measures [LCSH] Electric power distribution -- High tension [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Professional education [LCSH] Electricity [LCSH]
Sean Riley (Host), Bryce Hall (Producer), Robert Kerr (Producer), Jennifer Beman White (Writer), Jacqueline Shukur-Powell (Production Coordinator), Marissa Watson (Production Coordinator)
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