Synopses & Reviews
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is the final barrier between the electrical worker and possible injury or electrocution. Developed as a practical, easy-to-use reference, A User's Guide to Electrical PPE skillfully defines and discusses the various types of equipment and components that provide protection from electrical hazards. Leading safety expert and Chairman of the NFPA 70E Committee, Ray A. Jones expertly describes the construction, testing, and storage requirements for personal protective equipment defined by consensus standards so users are able to identify what PPE is available, the purpose of each type of PPE, how to select PPE for specific jobs, and how to care for PPE to ensure its reliability.
Designed for employers, as well as individual electricians, this comprehensive guide thoroughly discusses ways to ensure safety on the job. Leading safety expert and Chairman of the NFPA 70E Committee Ray A. Jones introduces readers to the availability of personal protective equipment and its proper use. With informative explanations of NFPA 70E and discussions on how to comply with OSHA regulations, A User's Guide to PPE is an essential handbook for electricians.