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Tufts University Electrical Safety Plan

Electrical Safety Plan for Tufts University

This Plan establishes policies and procedures to achieve minimum acceptable standards for electrical safety-related work practices; which includes requirements for the comprehensive training of qualified and unqualified workers relating to the use of personal protective equipment, proper use of tools while working on and near electrical apparatus, testing procedures, working with specialized fixed equipment for various job functions, understanding working clearance, determining nominal voltages and identifying exposed energized parts. Training information for site or job-specific procedures is given to employees through additional classroom and on-the-job training. This Plan is intended to support compliance with the Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA) Regulations 29 CAR 1910.269, Subpart S, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 70E, and other pertinent standards or local laws are incorporated in this program by reference.

Last Updated: 11/2016

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