Electrical Safety: Systems, Sustainability, and Stewardship

Electrical Safety: Systems, Sustainability, and Stewardship

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Learn How to Implement Safety Codes and Regulations EffectivelyA number of electrical fatalities and injuries that occur each year can be overcome by a thorough understanding of electrical concepts. Yet due to the complexity of regulatory requirements, many safety professionals may not be fully equipped to handle the task. Electrical Safety: Systems, Sustainability, and Stewardship addresses the problem by simplifying the knowledge acquisition process, and arming safety professionals with the tools needed to successfully meet safety and efficacy goals. From power generation facility to electrical device, this text combines knowledge of industry standards, regulations, and real-world experience to provide a detailed explanation of electrical power generation, transmittal, and use.Explains the Concepts behind Electric CodeThe book introduces the basic sustainability and stewardship concepts inherent to reliability centered maintenance (RCM). It explains how these concepts apply to the components of an electrical system (the concepts can be used when auditing for electrical safety, training on electrical safety, and overseeing an upgrade or extension of a building's electrical system). In addition, it addresses general electrical safety, electromagnetic field shields, ohm/resistance study criteria, arc flash hazard analysis, and hazardous energy control. The authors outline OSHA requirements and the reasons for those requirements, and explain the implementation exigencies. This book:Describes power generation, transmittal, and usageContains regulatory summaries from the OSHA electrical safety standardsPresents the various types of electrical studies including arc flash, electromagnetic field, and ohm resistance investigationsDiscusses earthing grounds and overcurrent devices as over
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781138430891
9781482230185
Additional Contributors: Boss, Martha J.

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