TransportationThroughout the cradle to grave life of a utility pole, there is a repeating toxic threat when transporting the chemicals. Transportation is necessary at virtually all stages of the life of a pole.
Transportation of toxic chemicals is necessary:
Throughout the life cycle of a pole, these chemicals are transported from the manufacturer just as chemicals or as part of the utility pole after it has been treated. Whenever these chemicals are transported there is risk. There is risk to workers handling the chemicals or treated poles and the potential risks of transportation accidents.