Webinar: "Electrical Safety for Cable Testing and Fault Locating"

Webinar: "Electrical Safety for Cable Testing and Fault Locating"Cable pt 4: Electrical Safety for Cable Testing and Fault Locating

9/19/2017

Essential for any Cable Testing and Fault Locating program is the safety of its technicians.  Most of the test equipment used has the potential to produce lethal shock.

Additionally, the cables to be tested are installed in a utility system that was energized or has portions of the system still energized.

Testing, like other electrical power work is not by chance and requires significant planning.

It is imperative that technicians follow detail instructions from manufacturers for equipment operation as well as company safe work practices when engaged in cable testing and fault locating.

Testing, like other electrical power work is not by chance and requires significant planning.

OSHA provides detail requirements for testing and test area protection in 29CFR1910.269 (0) Testing and Test Facilities.

During this webinar we will explore the following best practices:
1) Electrical Hazard Recognition
2) Personal Protective Equipment
3) Safe Work Practices for Testing & Fault Locating
4) Test Area Safety Check
5) Training Requirements

To view the presentation slides for this webinar please click HERE.