Resource Review: Field Guide – Implementing Electrical Safety in the Field

The Field Guides are provided to assist Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory personnel in the application of PUB-3000, Chapter 8 and the Electrical Safety Manual while performing their duties.

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Handout and PowerPoint formats

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Clear, consistent screen design
User-friendly; intuitive navigation
Pace is learner controlled
Job-like examples included
Module map/table of contents
Exit option with bookmark feature

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Contains accurate information
Relevant and accurate graphics
Relevant job-like examples or other
Definitions for technical terms
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Well laid out detailed handouts that include 19 field/program guides on:

  • General Field Guides:
    1. Field Guide 1 – What is “Electrical Work”?
    2. Field Guide 20 – Use, Inspection and Storage of Electrical Extension Cords
    3. Field Guide 21 – Proper Application and Use of Relocatable Power Taps (Power Strips)
    4. Field Guide 22 – Space Heater Safety
    5. Program Guide – Electrical Equipment Safety Program (EESP)
    6. Field Guide 9A – Non-Hazardous, Non-QEW Switching Requirements
  • QEW-Specific Field Guides
    1. Field Guide 2 – Field Inspection of Arc Flash
    2. Field Guide 3 – Inspection and Testing of Rubber-Insulated Gloves
    3. Field Guide 4 – Performing a Shock Hazard Analysis
    4. Field Guide 5 – Performing a Flash Hazard Analysis
    5. Field Guide 6 – Performing a Job Briefing
    6. Field Guide 7 – Inspection and Testing of Multi-Meters
    7. Field Guide 8 – Inspection and Testing of Hot Sticks
    8. Field Guide 9 – Switching Requirements
    9. Field Guide 10 – Safety Watch vs Standby Person
    10. Field Guide 11 – Proper Laundering Procedures for Arc Rated Garments
    11. Field Guide 12 – Barrier, Barricades, and Boundaries
    12. Field Guide 14 – QEW Job planning Reference Sheet
    13. Field Guide 15 – Visual Inspection of Electrical Equipment


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