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 4-118 Fuses

At voltages greater than 300 volts between conductors, workers are required to use protective insulated devices to handle fuses. Commonly used devices are insulated pullers and hot sticks. These devices ensure that the worker is a safe distance away from the fuse should a fault occur while it is being handled.