6 December 2006
Including change 1, 7 December 2006
10-220.127.116.11 Workers on the ground must not work directly below the work area of the
10-18.104.22.168 Tools or materials must not be thrown to or from the elevated bucket.
10-14.7 Operation of Aerial Lift Equipment Near Energized Electrical Facilities.
Only qualified electrical workers may operate aerial lift equipment between the
approach distances and the working distances given in
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10-14.7.1 An approved job hazard analysis (JHA )and SOP must be completed.
10-14.7.2 The activity is being performed under the direct supervision of a designated
person who is trained and competent in this type of work.
10-14.7.3 The distances between energized parts and the aerial lift equipment is
monitored while the aerial lift equipment is being moved and or repositioned.
10-14.7.4 The aerial lift equipment is grounded.
10-14.7.5 No one, other than necessary workers, shall be within 10 ft (3 m) of the
equipment during its operation. Workers are to perform their work while on the
equipment, not from a position on the ground.
TREE TRIMMING AND BRUSH REMOVAL. Tree trimming and brush
removal is necessary to maintain the integrity of electric lines and apparatus and
provide right-of-way clearance.
10-15.1.1 Permit only workers certified as "Qualified Climbers" to climb trees.
10-15.1.2 Work accomplished from an aerial lift must only be performed by workers
qualified in use of the aerial lift.
10-15.1.3 If using ladders, review the requirements for their safe use.
10-15.1.4 In all cases, only qualified workers must perform work near energized lines.
10-15.1.5 Trimming must be done in a manner that does not damage the tree, and
meets ANSI Z133.1 requirements. The worker must be qualified to do tree trimming.
10-15.2.1 Erect suitable signs and barriers to prevent the public from passing under
trees being trimmed, and to prevent stumbling over brush on the ground.