Electrical Codes and Standards Training Institute (ECSTI) is proud to showcase another fine reference book written by James Stallcup Sr. “Part 1 of OSHA High-Voltage Electrical Regulations Simplified”. ECSTI recently added this book to its virtual library along with many other recent publications by the Stallcup’s.
About the Book
The rules and regulations in “Part I of OSHA High-Voltage Electrical Regulations Simplified“, address work practices to be used during the operation and maintenance of electric power generation, transmission, and distribution installations. A comprehensive approach is discussed pertaining to control of the hazards involved for the safety of personnel working near or on such hazards.
How Does This Help You?
The rules and regulations outlined (when applied) will significantly reduce the number of fatalities and injuries involving electrical contact, flash burns, and thermal burns as well as other accidents which otherwise would be uncontrolled.
Employer and employees must learn the requirements of Part I which contains Subpart R of OSHA 1910.269. They must implement such rules to provide safety when performing maintenance on high-voltage electrical installations.
Part I represent OSHA 1910, Subpart R, is divided into 18 chapters and they are as follows:
(1) Electrical Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
(2) Medical Services and First-Aid
(3) Hazardous Energy Control (Lockout/Tagout) Procedures
(4) Enclosed Spaces
(5) Personal Protective Equipment
(6) Hand and Portable Power Tools
(7) Material Handling and Storage
(8) De-energizing Lines and Equipment for Employee Protection
(9) Testing and Test Facilities
(10) Mechanical Equipment
(11) Overhead Lines
(12) Line-Clearance Tree-Trimming Operations
(13) Communication Facilities
(14) Underground Electrical Installations
(16) Power Generation
(17) Special Conditions
(18) Definitions – OSHA
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