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Document ID (ISN)35851
CIS number 81-921
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Title Electrical hazards.
Bibliographic information Construction Site Planning Manual No.3. Construction Safety Association of Ontario, 74 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2A5, Canada, 1979. 48p. Illus. Available also from Alan Osborne and Associates, Unit 5, Seager Buildings, Brookmill Road, London SE8, United Kingdom. Price: ú1.75.
Abstract Contents of this profusely illustrated booklet, dealing principally with electrical hazards on construction sites: introduction (electrical hazards and electrical shock, effects of electricity on the human body) protection (insulation, ground wires, fuses and circuit breakers, double insulation of tools, ground fault circuit interrupter, recognition of hazardous situations, preventive maintenance); hazards of temporary power distribution lines (overhead lines, temporary and large equipment feeder cables, underground lines); temporary lighting hazards; electric tools and machines (portable electric hand tools, transportable and bench-mounted power tools, terrazzo grinders and concrete floor finishers, other electric machines, extension cords). Appendices: mouth-to-mouth resuscitation; suggested standard for temporary wiring on construction sites.
Descriptors (primary) electricity; electrical safety; construction sites
Descriptors (secondary) draft standard; expired-air resuscitation; design of electric circuits; electrical insulation; Canada; electric lighting equipment; earthing; temporary electrical installations; electrical equipment; manuals; preventive maintenance; electric shock; electric tools
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Electricity