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Document ID (ISN)47463
CIS number 87-294
Year 1986
Convention or series no. NSC Data Sheet I-544-86
Title Electrical switching practices
Bibliographic information National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, USA, 1986. 5p. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract The more common types of electrical disconnecting switches that use air as the insulating medium are discussed. Covered are: general precautions; loads and currents; switch sticks; selector disconnects; circuit breaker disconnects; interrupter switches; closing disconnects under load conditions; airbreak switches; protection against airbreak flashover; motor-controlled disconnects and airbreaks; personal protective equipment.
Descriptors (primary) isolating switches; USA; electrical safety; live work; electricity
Descriptors (secondary) insulating rods; data sheet; safe working methods; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity