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Document ID (ISN)78420
CIS number 02-892
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1348-8
Year 1997
Convention or series no. Guidance Note GS 6 (3rd ed.)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Avoidance of danger from overhead electric power lines
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 3rd. ed., 1997, reprinted 2001. 8p. Illus. 5 ref. Price: GBP 5.00
Abstract This guidance note is a revision of the 1991 edition (see CIS 92-278). The dangers of work where there may be contact with overhead electric lines and legal obligations of those responsible for such work are outlined. The precautions to be taken at construction sites where there is or is not work or passage of plant under the lines are set out, with plans and drawings of the arrangements of barriers and access points. Precautions to be taken during blasting operations are also outlined.
Descriptors (primary) work near electric lines; overhead electric lines; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; data sheet; prevention of access; shotfiring and blasting
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity