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Document ID (ISN)43826
CIS number 85-825
Year 1979
Convention or series no. Edition OPPBTP No. 201 A 79
Title Work near overhead electric lines and underground cables
Original title Travaux à proximité des lignes électriques aériennes et des câbles souterrains [in French]
Bibliographic information Organisme professionnel de prévention du bâtiment et des travaux publics, 204, Rond-point du Pont-de-Sèvres, Tour Amboise, 92516 Boulogne-Billancourt Cedex, France, reprint 1984. 32p. Illus.
Abstract These safety rules apply to construction work everywhere. Contents: general comments; possibilities of contact with live wires (direct contact with parts of the body, indirect contact through tools, building materials, or tall machinery); safety measures near overhead electric lines (organisation, safe distance, cutting off the current, institution of barriers, work zone limits, temporary insulation, beaconing and warning signs); safety measures near underground electric cables; what to do in the case of an accident.
Descriptors (primary) work near electric lines; construction sites; accidental contact protection; overhead electric lines; construction industry; underground cables
Descriptors (secondary) electrical safety; conductors
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Construction industry and civil engineering