Electrical Safety Handbook, 4th Edition / Edition 4

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Overview

UP-TO-DATE, ON-THE-JOB ELECTRICAL SAFETY ESSENTIALS

Covering every major electrical standard, including NEC, NESC, NFPA, 70E, IEEE 1584, and OSHA, Electrical Safety Handbook, Fourth Edition is a practical, illustrated source of life-saving information designed for specific work environments. This must-have guide provides the most current safety strategies for use in industrial, commercial, and home-office electrical systems in an easy-to-use format. Written by experts in electrical operations, maintenance, engineering, construction, and safety, this fully revised edition delivers complete details on:

  • Hazards of electricity
  • Basic physics of electrical hazards
  • Electrical safety equipment
  • Safety procedures and methods
  • Grounding and bonding of electrical systems and equipment
  • Electrical maintenance and its relationship to safety
  • Regulatory and legal safety requirements and standards
  • Accident prevention, accident investigation, rescue, and first aid
  • Low-voltage safety
  • Medium- and high-voltage safety
  • Human factors in electrical safety
  • Safety management and organizational structure
  • Safety training methods and systems
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Editorial Reviews

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A guide to improving safety in industrial and commercial electrical systems, for plant engineers, safety managers, and electricians. It comprehensively covers the hazards associated with electrical systems, as well as the safety procedures, equipment, and standards required to reduce the risk of accident or injury to acceptable levels. Covers the most recent OSHA, NEC, NFPA, and NESC safety standards. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071745130
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/12/2012
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 821,473
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

John Cadick, P.E., is a registered professional engineer and the founder and president of the Cadick Corporation. He has specialized for more than three decades in electrical engineering, training, and management. Mr. Cadick is the author of Cables and Wiring (Delmar Cengage Learning).

Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer, M.D., M.P.A., is a board-certified physician in general preventive medicine and public health. She is also a consultant to both the NJATC (National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of National Electrical Contractors Association and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) and IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Standards Committees.

Dennis K. Neitzel, C.P.E., is a certified plant engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the electrical field. He has served as a principal committee member for NFPA 70E standards since 1992 and is currently working on the revision of OSHA regulations.

Al Winfield, of the Cadick

Corporation

has more than three decades of electrical power experience, having conducted more than 4,500 Electrical Safe Work Practices Seminars.
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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 and Bonding of Electrical Systems and Equipment
Ch. 6. Electrical Maintenance and Its 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
Glossary
Index

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