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Document ID (ISN)37063
CIS number 82-254
Year 1980
Convention or series no. NSC Data Sheet I-607-80
Title Direct buried utility cables
Bibliographic information National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA, 1980. 6p. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract Guidelines and directives for buried cables; earthed shielding for cables carrying a voltage above 600V; clearance between buried cables and sewers and water and fuel lines; trenching; trench bottom; burial depth of cable as determined by voltage range; precautions before excavation; sloping and shoring of trench sides; minimum separation of power cables or conductors carrying different voltages, telephone lines, etc.; inspection for underground obstacles before excavation; handling of cables and wires.
Descriptors (primary) trenching and excavating; USA; underground cables; electric power distribution; work near electric lines
Descriptors (secondary) cable sheaths; sloping of trench sides; earthing; data sheet; trench shoring
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Trenching and excavating