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# Standard Interpretations
1 2010 - 05/18/2010 - Whether use of personal protective equipment is mandatory when working under heat stress conditions.
2 2006 - 10/19/2006 - Use of live-line tools and exemption to the requirement for at least two employees to be present during work on an energized part.
3 2006 - 07/28/2006 - Clarification about 29 CFR 1910.333 and 29 CFR 1910.147 as they relate to work inside an electrical panel and on related equipment.
4 1999 - 08/03/1999 - Appropriate safety practices for the removal of electrical meters.
5 1999 - 05/20/1999 - Shutdown and restoration of power to equipment for a phase-to-ground condition.
6 1996 - 09/11/1996 - Voluntary safety and health audits under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
7 1996 - 07/12/1996 - Interpretation of the telecommunication standard and the electrical protective equipment standard.
8 1995 - 10/23/1995 - Ozone-resistant electrical protective equipment.
9 1995 - 07/03/1995 - Interpretation of the Personal Protective Equipment standard.
10 1995 - 03/07/1995 - Enforcement of Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution and Electrical Protective Equipment.
11 1994 - 08/12/1994 - Specifications for rubber insulating gloves based on ASTM standard.
12 1991 - 12/27/1991 - Use of general protective equipment and tools by employees when working near exposed energized conductors or circuit parts in the workplace.
13 1991 - 12/03/1991 - Operating a crane in close proximity to overhead power lines.

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