6 December 2006
Including change 1, 7 December 2006
or insulating platforms is shown on Figure 7-4. Install all grounding jumpers with hot
sticks. Ground any mobile equipment. Stay 10 ft (3 m) away from grounded items and
step onto equipment or platforms as quickly as possible to minimize any adverse step
and touch potentials.
Figure 7-4. Using a Conductive or Insulating Platform for Opening/Closing
Deenergized Overhead Conductors
Three-phase ground all conductors and structure on one side of the work.
Single-phase ground work on conductor and structure on the other side of the work.
Ground conductive platform but not insulating platform.
Maintain integrity of conductor connection.
GROUNDING FOR STRINGING AND REMOVING LINES. Locate grounds
to meet requirements of Table 7-7 and Figure 7-5. After conductor pulling, locate
grounds in accordance with Table 7-8.