Electrical Work Practices

Working On or Near Electrical Conductors or Circuit Parts

Safety-related work practices shall be used to safeguard employees from injury while they are working on or near exposed electric conductors or circuit parts that are or can become energized.

The specific safety-related work practice shall be consistent with the nature and extent of the associated electric hazards.

Live parts to which an employee might be exposed shall be put into an electrically safe work condition before an employee works on or near them, unless the employer can demonstrate that de-energizing introduces additional or increased hazards or is infeasible due to equipment design or operational limitation.

An electrically safe work condition shall be achieved when performed in accordance with the procedures and verified by the following process:- read more