Handbook Content. A brief description of the contents of each section is
1.4.1 Applicable Documents. Section 2 lists the documents that form a part of this
handbook to the extent referenced.
Definitions. Section 3 lists abbreviations and acronyms used in this handbook.
1.4.3 General Safety Practices. Section 4 covers general safety observances and
hazards associated with electrical work.
1.4.4 Work on De-energized or Energized Line Safety Requirements. Section 5
covers the electrical aspects affecting safety dependent upon the energy hazard.
1.4.5 Substations and Switchgear. Section 6 covers the specifics for equipment
found or used in substations including medium-voltage switchgear.
1.4.6 Overhead Lines and Associated Electrical Components. Section 7 covers the
specifics for poles and structures and the aerial lines they support along with their necessary pole-
mounted equipment. Such specifics cover pole handling and erection, climbing and working on
poles, stringing of lines, working requirements around pole-mounted lighting, equipment and tool
handling, and tree and brush trimming required for foliage that impinges upon aerial line right-of-
1.4.7 Underground Cables, Structures, and Associated Electrical Components.
Section 8 covers the specifics for manholes, vaults, and handholes; duct lines and trenches; cables;
and ground-mounted and underground equipment associated with underground electrical lines.
1.4.8 Shore-to-Ship Electrical Power Connections. Section 9 covers the general
safety hazards and specific procedures affecting safety for connecting electrical service cable
assemblies from shore power receptacles to supply the ship's electrical bus.