Chinese electricians scale dangerous heights to work on high-voltage lines

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Chinese electricians scale dangerous heights to work on high-voltage lines” – below is their description.

Electrician Wang Jin conducts operations on live-transmission grids to ensure steady power supply in China’s eastern Shandong province. He works at altitudes of more than 100 metres (328ft) high on 500-kilovolt power lines. Wang and his team have been working on several innovations, including developing new technology that would allow unmanned inspections and maintenance.

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