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Document ID (ISN)106339
CIS number 07-428
ISSN - Serial title 0120-5684 - Protección y seguridad
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Forero A., Arcila J.D., Guerra P.L., Ospina F.C., Ravemark D., Normark B.
Title Safety in the electricity sector
Original title Seguridad - Sector eléctrico [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 2006, Vol.52, No.308, p.38-79. Illus. 14 ref.
Abstract Contents of this collection of articles on safety in the electricity sector: activities of the Columbian commission on safety and health in the electricity sector; main hazards and causes of accidents; legislative framework; hazards related to interventions on electrical systems (electrical hazards, methods of protection against electrical hazards, evaluation of vulnerability to electrical hazards, safety of electrical installations); basic principles of electrical safety; history leading to the definition of the Technical Regulations applicable to electrical installations in Columbia (RETIE); advantages of buried electrical cables compared to overhead lines.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; Colombia; power generation and distribution; electrical safety; electricity
Descriptors (secondary) falls of persons; electrical insulation; protection against falls from heights; overvoltage protection; electric arc; underground cables; earthing; safe distances; electric burns; personal protective equipment; falling objects; electric shock; insulated tools; overhead electric lines
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland; Colombia; Sweden
Subject(s) Power generation and distribution
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Power generation and distribution