Managing Electrical Safety

Managing Electrical Safety

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Managing Electrical Safety provides an overview of electric basics, hazards, and established standards that enables you to understand the hazards you are likely to encounter in your workplace. Focusing on typical industrial environmentsa€”which utilize voltages much higher than household or office circuitsa€”the author identifies the eight key components of an electrical safety program and examines each using a model safety management process. You'll learn how to identify electrical hazards, how to prescribe necessary electrical Personal Protective Equipment, how to ensure that equipment is de-energized, and how to safely plan for work on or around exposed live parts.Available short circuit current is the current that could result from bolting all three phases together at a given point in the electrical distribution system in the facility. This type of short circuit is used in the calculations because it generally resultsanbsp;...

Title:Managing Electrical Safety
Author:James H. Wiggins Jr.
Publisher:Government Institutes - 2001-09-01


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