6 December 2006
Including change 1, 7 December 2006
UNIFIED FACILITIES CRITERIA (UFC)
REVISION SUMMARY SHEET
Document: UFC 3-560-01, Electrical Safety, O & M
Air Force Manual 32-1185, Electrical Worker Safety. This manual was
prepared in draft form, but was not issued.
TM 5-682, Facilities Engineering, Electrical Facilities Safety.
UFC 3-560-10N (previously MIL-HDBK-1025/10), Safety Of Electrical
Transmission And Distribution Systems.
Draft UFC 3-560-02, Electrical Safety. This document was made
mandatory guidance by Air Force Engineering Technical Letter (ETL) 04-
15, Electrical Safety Guidance
Description: This UFC 3-560-01 incorporates tri-service requirements into one unified
document and provides electrical safety requirements for all electrical work activities.
Reasons for Changes:
Provide guidance for all aspects of electrical safety.
Conform UFC criteria to recently issued industry standards.
Clarify work requirements for unique activities.
Impact: There are cost impacts associated with the required use of personal protective
equipment (PPE). The new requirements associated with working on exposed,
energized circuits involve additional safety precautions. However, the following benefits
should be realized.
Electrical safety criteria are more consistent with industry standards and
Personnel working on electrical systems have improved guidance to
ensure a safer working environment.