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 4-210 Establish voltage

Limit of approach distances are based on operating voltages. To be able to perform work safely, the utility tree trimmer or utility tree worker in charge of the tree work must contact the qualified utility employee controlling the work to establish the nominal voltage of the electrical equipment or lines. The utility tree trimmer and utility tree worker are not considered to be competent to establish this nominal voltage.