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Document ID (ISN)65268
CIS number 95-1846
Year 1993
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.93-105
Title NIOSH Alert - Request for assistance in preventing injuries and deaths from metal-reinforced hydraulic hoses
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA, May 1993. 5p. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract This data sheet describes hazards associated with the use of metal-reinforced hydraulic hoses on aerial bucket trucks near energized power lines. Such hoses may rupture and cause fires if they contact power lines; electric current flowing through the metal reinforcement may also create an electrocution hazard. The use of nonconducting hydraulic hoses near energized power lines is recommended.
Descriptors (primary) USA; overhead electric lines; flexible tubing; electricity
Descriptors (secondary) case study; fire hazards; data sheet; electrical safety; hydraulic fluids
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Compressed gases and pressure vessels