General Protective Equipment

Learn about the inspection, repair, and care of general protective equipment, and proper used of this equipment.

Prerequisites

Review of the lesson, Working Safely with Electricity, is recommended.

Description

This is the eighth lesson in the iKNOW™ Electrical Safety Library. This lesson presents information about safeguards, other than Personal Protective Equipment worn on the body, used when working with or around electricity. Inspection, repair, and care of general protective equipment, and proper used of this equipment are presented.

Objectives

Identify safeguards other than PPE worn on the body.  Identify proper methods for using rubber insulating equipment such as line protectors, covers and blankets.  Identify proper uses of matting.  Identify the safety features provided by insulating tools and how to use them properly.  Identify proper methods for using fuse pullers.  Identify proper methods for using barriers.  Identity proper methods for using ropes and handlines.


ELECTRICAL SAFETY (8)