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An essential, fully updated on-the-job safety resource covering every major electrical standardNEC, NESC, NFPA 70E, IEEE 1584, and OSHA Electrical Safety Handbook, Fourth Edition is written by experts in electrical construction safety and medicine as a practical guide for electrical workers and others exposed to electrical hazards. This easy-to-use, illustrated guide provides vital safety information for industrial, commercial, and home-office based electrical systems. With its wealth of information on all the major electrical standards, it is the comprehensive reference professionals can trust. New to the Fourth Edition: Chapters on the basic physics of electrical hazards and electrical safety for home offices Added sections with research on shocks received from sources of less than 50 volts, arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCI), AEDs New self-check safety procedures Complete coverage: Hazards of Electricity; Basic Physics of Electrical Hazards; Electrical Safety Equipment; Safety Procedures and Methods; Grounding of Electrical Systems and Equipment; Electrical Maintenance and Engineering and Relationship to Safety; Regulatory and Legal Safety Requirements and Standards; Accident Prevention, Accident Investigation, Rescue, and First Aid; Medical Aspects of Electrical Trauma; Electrical Safety for Home-Based Business; Low-Voltage Safety Synopsis; Medium- and High-Voltage Safety Synopsis; Human Factors in Electrical Safety; Safety Management and Organizational Structure; Safety Training Methods and Systems
Table of Contents
Ch. 1. Hazards of Electricity Ch. 2. Basic Physics of Electrical Hazards Ch. 3. Electrical Safety Equipment Ch. 4. Safety Procedures and Methods Ch. 5. Grounding of Electrical Systems and Equipment Ch. 6. Electrical Maintenance and Engineering and Their Relationship to Safety Ch. 7. Regulatory and Legal Safety Requirements and Standards Ch. 8. Accident Prevention, Accident Investigation, Rescue, and First Aid Ch. 9. Medical Aspects of Electrical Trauma Ch. 10. Low-Voltage Safety Synopsis Ch. 11. Medium- and High-Voltage Safety Synopsis Ch. 12. Human Factors in Electrical Safety Ch. 13. Safety Management and Organizational Structure Ch. 14. Safety Training Methods and Systems