The purpose of this plan is to clarify requirements for assuring electrical safety and ground fault protection for your employees.
_____ employees do not work on electrical equipment other than low voltage equipment or equipment that has been fully locked out and tagged out (see Section 43 – Energy Control [LOTO]); and therefore, are not qualified persons. Any electrical work that must be done by a qualified person will be performed by licensed electrical contractors.
The purpose of this procedure is to manage activities around energized and de-energized electrical equipment to protect employees and contractors from personal injury. The procedure addresses both qualified and unqualified personnel that may work on or near electrical equipment as per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) definition.
This procedure is also intended to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart S – Electrical and 29 CFR 1926 Subpart K – Electrical as well as the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E regulations.
These procedures apply to any employee, temporary employee, or contractor that may be working on or near electrical equipment. When work is performed at a non-owned or operated site, the client’s program shall take precedence; however, this document covers _____ employees and contractors and shall be used on _____ owned premises, or when a client’s program doesn’t exist or is less stringent.
_____ shall advise the host employer of:
- Any unique hazards presented by the contract employer’s work;
- Any unanticipated hazards found during work by _____ that the host employer did not mention; and
- The measures _____ took to correct any hazards reported by the host employer to prevent such hazards from recurring in the future.
3.0 DEFINITIONS AND ACRONYMS
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