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 4-014 Work area

This rule applies when work is required near energized electrical equipment that has been exposed and could be inadvertently contacted e.g. an open energized underground cabinet. The employer must ensure that work area protection is provided e.g. permanent or temporary barriers, rubber gloves, cover up, signage, limits of approach, etc.