4.8.2 Standard Operating Procedures/Job Hazard Analysis. Written SOP/JHA's
should be prepared for unusual or complicated work activities that involve more than working on
nonhazardous materials in accessible locations where the equipment can be de-energized. These
procedures may be prepared generally but also need to include specifics applying to the existing
conditions and work location. Provide procedures covering the items given in Table 10.
A. Description of work to be done.
B. Specific hazards and how to minimize or eliminate them by use of specific
C. Instructions covering special working area practices on grounding,
unusual equipment or tools, and any particular first aid requirements for
D. Sequence of major steps or a detailed step-by-step work listing.
II. Specifics (if not included above)
A. Work location.
B. Nominal line voltages.
C. Maximum switching transient voltages.
D. Possible hazardous induced voltages.
E. Condition of protective grounds and equipment grounding conductors.
F. Conditions of environment relative to safety (poles, traffic, need for
additional protective equipment such as fall protection or flotation
G. Locations of other lines including communication and fire protective
signaling circuits not involved in the work.