What is an OSHA-compliant Electrical Safety Program?

lockout tagout electrical April 06, 2022 1 min read

OSHA electrical safety is separated into industry-specific electrical standards, with various subsections for each. It includes 1910.137, 1915.181, 1917.157, 1926.407, and 1926.950.

General guidelines for electrical safety in accordance with the OSHA standards include:

  1. Before application, all electrical equipment must pass visual inspections.
  2. Equipment should be utilized just for its intended purpose.
  3. Never use defective or unauthorized equipment.
  4. Ensure that all power systems, electrical equipment, and electrical circuits are correctly grounded at all times.
  5. Never use portable electric tools or equipment in wet areas or near exposed wires.
  6. Adhere to all lockout tagout procedures.
  7. Only use non-conductive materials like wood or fiberglass while working near electrical lines.


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