Electrical Safety Handbook by John Cadick
9780070095144 This handbook offers coverage of the hazards associated with electrical power systems and the safety procedures, equipment and standards required to reduce the risk of accident of injury to acceptable levels. In this handbook, electrical, safety, and plant engineers will learn protective strategies for the three kinds of electrical hazards - shock, arc and blast - and correct safety procedures for low- and high-voltage systems. Guidelines for setting up effective safety programmes are provided, and the latest OSHA, NEC, NFPA, and NESC safety standards are reviewed. It also offers discussions of CPR and other medical emergency procedures, descriptions of safety equipment, explanations of grounding techniques, and steps for the creation of safety management structures in organizations. Included are case studies, a list of equipment suppliers, and the names and addresses of organizations issuing codes and standards.