6 December 2006
Including change 1, 7 December 2006
10-188.8.131.52 The operator must suspend operations upon indication the controls are not
10-184.108.40.206 Raising the bucket directly above energized conductors or equipment must
be kept to a minimum.
10-220.127.116.11 When possible, locate buckets to the side of lines, to help workers aloft
avoid contacting energized conductors and equipment.
10-18.104.22.168 If the work is within reach of energized conductors or equipment, a worker
must be properly protected with rubber sleeves and rubber gloves of an insulation rating
appropriate for the voltage level.
10-22.214.171.124 Energized conductors and equipment must be covered with protective
devices when necessary to perform the work safely.
10-126.96.36.199 Adequate clearance must be maintained so that protruding tools must not
come in contact with conductors, tree limbs, or other obstructions.
10-188.8.131.52 A worker must always stand on the floor of the bucket. Never on top of the
bucket or on planks placed across the top of the bucket, or tools/materials within bucket
while performing work. Buckets shall not be altered to facilitate additional reach.
10-184.108.40.206 A worker must not belt onto an adjacent pole, structure, or equipment
while performing work from the bucket.
10-220.127.116.11 The operator must ensure that handlines and tools do not become
entangled with the levers that operate the boom.
10-18.104.22.168 Secure all tools not in use when working aloft.
10-14.6.5 When the bucket is being used in any manner that might result in contact
between an energized conductor and the bucket, boom, or any attachment thereto, the
vehicle must be considered energized at line potential, and the following safe practices
observed for ground operations.
10-22.214.171.124 Materials or tools must not be passed between a worker on the vehicle and
a worker on the ground, unless both workers wear rubber gloves and use other required
10-126.96.36.199 Workers operating ground controls must be on the vehicle or insulated from
the ground using rubber gloves and other protective equipment.
10-188.8.131.52 Before entering or leaving the vehicle, a worker must make sure that the
boom or bucket is not in contact with or near energized equipment.