6 December 2006
Including change 1, 7 December 2006
Table 8-2. Insulating Tools for Electrical Workers
ASTM F711, Specification for Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Rod and Tube Used in
IEEE Std 978, Guide for In-Service Maintenance and Electrical Testing of Live-Line Tools.
Minimum Test Values
100 kV/ft (0.3 m)
75 kV/ft (0.3 m)
Notes for Table 8-2:
1. Test values manufacturers must certify for acceptance by buyer.
2. Test values required after acceptance and tested after use in the field. Electrically
test at intervals of not more than 6 months for tools in frequent use. Electrically test
at intervals of not more than one year for tools stored for long periods of time.