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 4-110 Switches on energized equipment

Some manually operated switches on energized equipment or lines have operating handles that require the use of live line tools in order to operate the switches safely. By requiring the use of live line tools with these switches, workers are protected from electric shock and being in the flash zone.