Field Manual for Powerline Workers

ISBN-10: 076683445X

ISBN-13: 9780766834453

Edition: 2001

Authors: Wayne Van Soelen
List price: $123.95
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Description: Field Manual for Powerline Workers provides linemen with instant access to information needed to complete daily tasks and respond effectively to emergency service calls. More than a directory of rules and regulations, the author outlines safety precautions and offers procedural guidelines to minimize the risk of field injuries. Among the topics covered in detail are: high- and low-voltage troubleshooting procedures, stringing procedures, rigging procedures, truck operation, and boom operation. Specific guidelines for live line work - placing grounding; controlling ground and air traffic; climbing, trenching, and blasting; contending with lightning and pole fires; and working alone - are also addressed thoroughly.

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Book details

List price: $123.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/8/2001
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 256
Size: 7.99" wide x 9.17" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Managing Risk in Powerline Work
An Introduction to Risk Management
Managing Risk in the Working Environment
Managing Personal Safety Risks
Working with Poles, Towers, and Vaults
Working at Heights
Working with Poles
Working in Vaults and Chambers
Some Line Construction Tidbits
Working with Conductors and Cable
Specific Hazards Working with Conductors
Stringing Procedures
Making Connections
Specific Hazards Working with Underground Cable
Typical Tasks Involving Underground Cable
Operating Switchgear
Identifying Switching Hazards
Operating Isolating Switchgear
Operating Protective Switchgear
Promoting the Operation of Circuit Protection
Connecting and Troubleshooting Transformers
Checking out a Transformer
Specific Hazards Working with Transformers
Single-Phase Transformer Connections
Three-Phase Transformer Connections
Troubleshooting Transformers
Working on a Voltage Conversion
Maintaining Good Voltage to the Customer
Troubleshooting Voltage Problems
Operating Voltage Regulators
Operating Capacitors
Recognizing a Tingle Voltage Complaint
Finding the Cause of Flickering Lights
Investigating a Radio and Television Interference (TVI) Complaint
Rigging in Powerline Work
Using Rigging Hardware
Lifting a Load
Working with Tensioned Conductors
Working with Aerial Devices and Digger Derricks
Checking out the Truck
Monitoring a Hydraulic System
Stabilizing a Boom-Equipped Truck
Electrical Protection Working with Non-Insulated Booms
Electrical Protection Working with Insulated Booms
Operating a Digger Derrick
Operating an Aerial Device
Installing Protective Grounds
Reasons to Install Protective Grounds
Applying the Grounding Principle to Control Current
Applying the Bonding Principle to Control Voltage
Controlling Induced Voltage and Current from Electromagnetic Induction
Specific Grounding Hazards
Specific Details for Protective Grounding of Underground Cable
Working It Hot
Safety Strategy for Live Line Work
Working on Live Secondary
Rubber Glove Work
Live Line Tool Work
Barehand Work
Working with Revenue Metering
Single-Phase Revenue Metering
Three-Phase Revenue Metering
Transformer-Rated Revenue Metering
Specific Hazards Installing and Removing Meters
Maintaining Streetlights
Supplying Power to Streetlights
Streetlight Hazards
Troubleshooting Streetlights
Appendix
Glossary
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