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Electrical Safe Work Practices Plan
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GFCI Protection | Table I: Approach Distance For Qualified Employees
If work must be performed while equipment is energized or if de-energizing is not feasible, additional safety measures will be taken to ensure the safety of the qualified employee and any other persons who may be exposed. Protection from energized parts will be suitable for the type of hazard involved. Exposed energized parts in areas accessible to the public shall be continuously protected by an authorized attendant. In areas not accessible to the public, employees shall be protected from exposed energized parts by the use of signs or tags. In addition to signs or tags, barricades shall be used where necessary to limit access to areas with exposed energized parts.
Only Qualified Persons will be allowed to perform work directly on energized parts or equipment. Qualified Persons will be capable of working safely on energized circuits and will be familiar with special precautionary techniques, personal protective equipment, insulating and shielding materials and insulated tools. Qualified Persons must also have received the training required in this safety procedure.