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ID (ISN) del documento27239
Número CIS 77-926
ISSN - Título de la serie National Safety News
Año 1976
Número de serie
Autor(es) Kleronomos C.C.
Título Electrical hazard detection and OSHAct compliance.
Información bibliográfica Sep. 1976, Vol.114, No.3, p.68-72. Illus. 4 ref.
Resumen In the United States, the great majority of violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, 1970 relate to electrical equipment. This article reviews the situation and sets out some basic rules, showing the points that have to be tested for and the necessary equipment. The importance of earthing with respect to high-current faults and low-current faults (leakage current) is discussed and illustrated, and the requirements for testing instruments, above all neon electrical outlet testers (testing for continuity of earth, measurement of voltage, resistance of earth conductor, leakage current) and their limitations pointed out. Tables show the minimum threshold currents for various physiological responses and the articles and sections of the U.S. National Electrical Code concerning earthing.
Descriptores (primarios) material eléctrico; pruebas de conformidad; seguridad eléctrica
Descriptores (secundarios) Estados Unidos; corriente de fuga; toma a tierra; pruebas del material; corrientes umbrales
Tipo de documento -
Tema(s) Electricidad
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Labour inspection