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Electrical Measurement Safety Program

Every day, an average of 9,000 U.S. workers suffer disabling injuries on the job. To help you reduce the level of risk in your work environment, Fluke has created a safety program for electrical measurement - including a free video.

Basics

Anyone performing electrical measurements should understand the safety standards and be certain their tools meet code.

Read this explanation of the safety standards (.pdf) »
Use this checklist to be sure your test tools are safe to use (.pdf) »

Video

30-minute video includes 2012 NFPA 70E updates and covers safety standards, measurement hazards, meter testing, safe work practices, and test equipment inspection.

Watch Electrical Measurement Safety Video (.swf) »

Safety Application Notes

Use Study – Tim Rao / Industrial (.pdf) »
Use Study – Bill Wedge / Electrical (.pdf) »
Use Study – Bill Weindorf / Electrical (.pdf) »
2009 updates to NFPA 70E (.pdf) »
Making safe live measurements (.pdf) »
Preventing electrical fires (.pdf) »
Choosing the correct fuse (.pdf) »
Don't risk CAT IV areas without the right leads (.pdf) »
Differences in voltage testers can be shocking (.pdf) »
Think 'Test Instruments' when you think PPE (.pdf) » ABCs of multimeter safety (.pdf) »
10 dumb things smart people do when testing electricity (.pdf) »
Personal Protective Equipment for Arc Flash (.pdf) »
Backfed vs. induced voltage (.pdf) »
Testing for absence of voltage (.pdf) »
Lockout-tagout (.pdf) »
NFPA 70E overview (.pdf) »  

Standards Agencies and Safety Organizations


American Industrial Hygiene Assoc (AIHA) »
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) »
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) »
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (COHS) »
Institute for Safety and Health Mgmnt (ISHM) »
International Electrotechnical Commission
(IEC) »

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) »
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NOISH) »
National Safety Management Society »
Safety Equipment Distributors Association »
U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) » 

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