Safety Tips for Electricians/Employees

  1. Clearances are required to work on de-energized lines or equipment. The person receiving clearance shall test and ground all phase conductors or equipment before work begins.
  2. All Substation operations shall be performed by authorized persons.
  3. All Stations and gates to switch structure containing energized high voltage equipment shall be kept closed & locked at all times except during visit / works by qualified employees.
  4. Each employee shall wear proper clothing during duty hours. Proper clothing also refers to appropriate footwear, helmets, gloves etc
  5. When working from a portable ladder, the ladder shall be securely placed, held, tied or otherwise made secure to prevent slipping or falling
  6. All tools shall be kept in good working condition and shall be properly stored. Defective tools shall be taken out of service.
  7. When working on or near energized lines or equipment workers shall not go or take any conducting object within the following specified distance