OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 40 Utility Workers – Electrical

Section 803 Communication lines, cables

A utility employee stringing or removing communication lines or cables near any electric utility facility must ensure that

  1. the limit of approach distances required by Rule 4-130 of the Alberta Electrical and Communication Utility Code between the communication lines or cables and energized equipment or lines are met,

  2. the communication lines or cables are prevented from contacting overhead electrical lines,

  3. the work is done under the control of the operator of the electric utility system, and

  4. the work method is acceptable to the operator of the electric utility system.