Utility Workplace SafetyPierre McDonald

ULC’s Standards Committee on Electric Utility Workplace Electrical Safety has approved CAN/ULC-S801, Standard on Electric Utility Workplace Electrical Safety for Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. With so much at stake when maintaining electrical systems, the power line industry now has a revised standard to help ensure proper work habits, procedures and safety equipment will get people home after a day’s work. The standard applies to the construction, operation, maintenance and replacement of electric utility systems used to generate, transform, transmit, distribute or deliver electrical power or energy to consumer services or their equivalent. It provides safety performance requirements for electric utilities, workers and employers involved in work on or near electric generation, transmission and distribution systems.

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