OHS Code Explanation Guide

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

Explanation of Rules Referenced from the ECUC, Second Edition

Rule 4-208 Non-aerial trimming

For tree trimming done from the ground near energized equipment or lines, a utility tree trimmer or utility tree worker must be designated as being in charge. As required by rule 4-012, the employer must designate this person. Work must be done in teams of at least two workers, one worker having to be a utility tree trimmer or utility tree worker.