Electrical Safety Overview

Aaron* Zude; Ron Scholtz
(Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkely, CA)

Working with electricity can be dangerous. There are numerous personnel in a high technology and research & development environments that can be exposed to electrical hazards if precautions are not followed. This presentation will give a general overview of electrical safety requirements, lessons learned, and examples of effective electrical safety program implementation. • Federal OSHA Overview • NFPA 70E Overview • Risk Assessment & Hierarchy of Controls • Qualified Person and Qualified Electrical Worker Competency Requirements • Electrically Safe Work Condition • Energized Electrical Work Requirements • Breaker Panels • Arc and Shock Hazards • Electrical Equipment Listing & Labeling (NRTL) • Electrical Equipment AHJ Acceptance & Field Labeling • R&D Challenges • Electrical Incidents

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