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High winds can cause power lines and tall equipment to fall. Powerful gusts can also carry dust, course particles and even large objects such as signs and building materials over distances at high speeds. During high wind conditions, miners and others on site should do the following: stand clear of tall equipment. Lower, anchor and secure the equipment when possible. Avoid crane operations. Use fall protection and extra-caution at elevated or exposed locations, or avoid walking at heights if possible. Avoid areas where power lines could fall creating an elecrocution hazard. Watch for falling or airborne objects and use eye-protection from airborne particles.