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Document ID (ISN)33901
CIS number 80-1220
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Title Work near overhead powerlines or underground cables
Original title Travaux à proximité des lignes électriques aériennes et des câbles souterrains. [in French]
Bibliographic information Edition OPPBTP No.201 A 79, Organisme professionnel de prévention du bâtiment et des travaux publics, 2bis rue Michelet, 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, 1st edition, Oct. 1979. 31p. Illus.
Abstract These technical rules draw attention to lesser known aspects of protection such as the inadequate protection provided by rubber shoes or tyres. Many examples are given. Contents: general remarks; possibilities of contact (direct, via tools, construction equipment or materials, tall equipment); safety measures near overhead lines (organisation, safe distances, disconnection, placing of barriers, delimitation of work area, insulating coverings, marking and warning signs); safety measures near underground cables; measures in the event of an accident.
Descriptors (primary) ISSA; work near electric lines; electrical safety; overhead electric lines; underground cables
Descriptors (secondary) segregation; safe distances; disconnection; insulating blankets; data sheet; prevention of access
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Electricity