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Managing Electrical Safety

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ISBN-10: 0865878897

ISBN-13: 9780865878891

Edition: 2001

Authors: James H. Wiggins

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Book details

List price: $102.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Government Institutes
Publication date: 9/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 126
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
About the Author
Safety Management
Overview
Modeling the Safety Management Process
Management of Risk
Risk Management Process
Hazard Identification
Hazard Control
Determination of Acceptability of Residual Risk
Program Evaluation and Improvement
Integrating Safety Programs
Electrical Safety
Accident/Incident Investigation
Tying Safety Programs into the Safety Management System
Dynamic Program Model
Safety Organizations
Safety's Positive Contribution to the Bottom Line
Developing an Electrical Safety Program
Scope of the Task
Components of an Electrical Safety Program
Choosing an Electrical Safety Strategy
Factors Affecting the Choice of Strategy
Premises Wiring or Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
Understanding the Risk Posed
Setting Policies
Controlling Access to Live Parts
Limiting Voltage for Live Work
Requiring Authorization for Live Work
Developing Qualifications
Verifying Competency
Providing Supervision
Overview
Job Hazard Analysis and Electrical PPE
How to Conduct a JHA
Hazard/Risk Evaluation for Work on or near Exposed Live Parts
Identifying Tasks with Electrical Hazards
Identifying Specific Electrical Hazards
Determining Adequacy of Controls
Selection of Electrical PPE
PPE for Electrical Shock
PPE for Arc Flash
Requirements for Inspection of Electrical PPE
Requirements for Testing Electrical PPE and Insulating Equipment
Developing Safe Work Procedures
Overview
De-energized Electrical Equipment
The Lockout/Tagout Standard
Incorporating Electrical Safety Requirements into Lockout/Tagout Programs
Policies versus Practicalities
Some Lockout/Tagout Pitfalls
Working on or near Exposed Live Parts
Work Plans
Limits of Approach to Exposed Live Parts
Working near Overhead Lines
Flash Hazard Analysis
Insulated Tools
Alerting Techniques
Electrical Safety Training
Overview
Identifying Training Needs
Conducting Training
Verification of Understanding
Program Improvement
Required Training Content
All Employees
Employees Not Qualified to work near Exposed Live Parts
Employees Qualified to Work on or near Exposed Live Parts
Supervisors of Qualified Employees
Safety Management Review of Electrical Systems
Overview
Management of Change
Incorporating Safety Review into Project Planning
Safety Review Prior to Power-On
Final Safety Review
Safety and Maintainability in Design
Planning for Adequate Clearance
Choosing an Appropriate Installation Method
Planning for Ease of De-energized Maintenance
Elements of a Safe Electrical Design (What the Safety Professional Needs to Know)
Rating of Conductors
Overcurrent Protection
Mechanical Support and Clearance
Electrical Integrity
Ground Fault Protection
Grounding
Segregation and Shielding
Suitability for Location (Hazardous Locations, Wet Locations)
Periodic Electrical Safety Inspection and Preventive Maintenance
Overview
Safety Inspections
Preventive Maintenance
Electricity Basics and Electrical Hazards
Fundamental Characteristics of Electricity
Circuits and Current Flow (AC and DC)
Grounding
Resistance and Heat
Impedance (Capacitance and Inductance)
Arc Flash
Electrical Shock
Static Electric and Magnetic Fields
Non-Ionizing Radiation
Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Types of Electrical Installation
Standards for Electrical Safety
Glossary
Index