AEP Ohio Says To Keep Signs Off Utility Poles

07/21/17 – 3:35 P.M.

American Electric Power Company says that it is dangerous to post signs to utility poles. In a release, AEP Ohio explains that these signs can create unsafe working conditions for its employees. They say that the objects used to hang nails, such as nails, tacks, and staples can obstruct climbing equipment. They can also tear the protective clothing the keeps a worker safe from electricity. AEP Ohio urges you to not post signs on utility poles for businesses, events, or any other purpose.