Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 17

Slide 17


Title: Could You Get Within 20 Feet of Power Line?

Type: Chart Slide


  • Could you get within 20 feet of power line?
    • Yes
      • Option #1 Deenergize & Ground
      • Option #2 20-foot clearance
      • Option #3 Ask Utility for Voltage and Use Table A (with minimum clearance distance)
        • [for options #2 and #3] Encroachment Prevention Measures (Equipment Operations)
          • Planning meeting
          • If tag lines used → Non-conductive
          • Elevated warning lines, barricade or line of signs
            • PLUS (Choose one):
              • Proximity alarm, spotter, warning device, range limiter, or insulating link
    • No
      • No further action
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