Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 19

Slide 19


Title: Intentionally Working Closer Than Table A Zone

Type: Text Slide with image


Must Show:

  • Staying outside zone is infeasible
  • Infeasible to deenergize and ground.
  • All of the following are required:
    1. power line owner - sets minimum approach distance
    2. Planning meeting - minimum procedures
      • dedicated spotter
      • Elevated warning line or barricade
      • Insulating link/device
      • Nonconductive rigging
      • Range limiter (if equipped)
      • Nonconductive tag line (if used)
      • Barricades - 10 feet from equipment
      • Limit access to essential workers
      • Prohibit non-operator workers from touching above insulating link
      • Properly ground crane
      • Deactivate automatic re-energizer
      • Insulating line cover-up installed

[Includes image of crane and power lines.]

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