DOE HANDBOOK ELECTRICAL SAFETY U.S. Department of Energy AREA SAFT Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. This document has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. Available to DOE and DOE contractors from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; (423) 576-8401.
Assure Electrical Safety; Working at Height; Hot Work; Lifting and Handling; Assess the Risk. Workers must assess the risk of any task to be completed before beginning the work. All identified hazards must be addressed prior to starting work by putting in place control measures that eliminate or mitigate the risk. For example, jobs involving high risk work typically require permits. In.
Eliminate lone working. Use the correct PPE for the task.. All contractors are recommended to review their high voltage electrical working practices to ensure compliance with the Electricity at Work Regulations and HV Safety Rules. Safe Working on High Voltage Electrical Equipment.
OSHA 1910.269(a)(2) states that all employees shall be trained in and familiar with the safety-related work practices, safety procedures and other safety requirements that pertain to their respective job duties. The agency goes on to say that employees who work in and around manholes must be trained on manhole rescue each year in order to demonstrate task proficiency. Proper documentation.
Electrical hazards have always been recognized, yet serious injuries, death and property damage still occur daily. In fact, the majority of all highly-trained electricians have been shocked or injured on the job, some resulting in irreparable disabilities or death. Even the simplest electrical system can become dangerous, especially when the proper electrical safety procedure is not followed.
General safety rules. Electrical equipment and installations (e.g. stage lights) should be maintained and repaired only by a competent person who has the technical knowledge, experience and skills necessary to do so. There should be no expectation or requirement placed on a teacher to maintain the safety of electrical equipment.
Electrical safety. Electricity can kill or severely injure people and cause damage to property. However, you can take simple precautions when working with or near electricity and electrical equipment to significantly reduce the risk of injury to you, your workers and others around you. This section provides a summary of those precautions. Case study. A 19-year-old man was electrocuted and.
The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (sometimes referred to as HSW Act or HASAWA) is a primary piece of legislation that covers occupational health and safety in Great Britain and is enforced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), local authorities, and other enforcing authorities relevant to the working environment.