Electrical Safety

Working with electricity can be dangerous. Engineers, electricians, and other professionals work with electricity directly, including working on overhead lines, cable harnesses, and circuit assemblies. Others, such as office workers work with electricity indirectly and may also be exposed to electrical hazards. Electrical safety at DOE facilities is based on well-developed industrial practices, mandatory rules, or nationally-recognized consensus codes or standards.

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General Information

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Safety Programs

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Guidelines, Procedures, and Best Practices

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Training Resources

Please visit the DOE TSL Index of the IHOS SIG Website for regular training related resources. Any training related videos can be found at the Video webpage of the IHOS SIG Website.


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Tools and Other Resources

Other Resources

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