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 4-142 Working from a structure

This rule provides minimum clearance distances in situations where a qualified utility employee performs live line work from a pole or structure on electrical equipment or lines using rubber gloves. The electrical equipment or lines must operate at voltages below 5 kilovolts between conductors.