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An essential, fully updated on-the-job safety resource covering every major electrical standard--NEC, NESC, NFPA 70E, IEEE 1584, and OSHA
Electrical Safety Handbook, Fourth Edition is written by experts in electrical construction safety and medicine as a practical guide for electrical workers and others exposed to electrical hazards. This easy-to-use, illustrated guide provides vital safety information for industrial, commercial, and home-office based electrical systems. With its wealth of information on all the major electrical standards, it is the comprehensive reference professionals can trust.
New to the Fourth Edition: Chapters on the basic physics of electrical hazards and electrical safety for home officesAdded sections with research on shocks received from sources of less than 50 volts, arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCI), AEDsNew self-check safety procedures
Hazards of Electricity; Basic Physics of Electrical Hazards; Electrical Safety Equipment; Safety Procedures and Methods; Grounding of Electrical Systems and Equipment; Electrical Maintenance and Engineering and Relationship to Safety; Regulatory and Legal Safety Requirements and Standards; Accident Prevention, Accident Investigation, Rescue, and First Aid; Medical Aspects of Electrical Trauma; Electrical Safety for Home-Based Business; Low-Voltage Safety Synopsis; Medium- and High-Voltage Safety Synopsis; Human Factors in Electrical Safety; Safety Management and Organizational Structure; Safety Training Methods and Systems
UP-TO-DATE, ON-THE-JOB ELECTRICAL SAFETY ESSENTIALS
Covering every major electrical standard, including NEC, NESC, NFPA, 70E, IEEE 1584, and OSHA, Electrical Safety Handbook, Fourth Edition is a practical, illustrated source of life-saving information designed for specific work environments. This must-have guide provides the most current safety strategies for use in industrial, commercial, and home-office electrical systems in an easy-to-use format. Written by experts in electrical operations, maintenance, engineering, construction, and safety, this fully revised edition delivers complete details on: Hazards of electricity Basic physics of electrical hazards Electrical safety equipment Safety procedures and methods Grounding and bonding of electrical systems and equipment Electrical maintenance and its relationship to safety Regulatory and legal safety requirements and standards Accident prevention, accident investigation, rescue, and first aid Low-voltage safety Medium- and high-voltage safety Human factors in electrical safety Safety management and organizational structure Safety training methods and systems