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Electrical Safety

Systems, Sustainability, and Stewardship, 1st Edition

Edited by Martha J. Boss, Gayle Nicoll

CRC Press

415 pages

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Learn How to Implement Safety Codes and Regulations EffectivelyA number of electrical fatalities and injuries that occur each year can be overcome by a thorough understanding of electrical concepts. Yet due to the complexity of regulatory requirements, many safety professionals may not be fully equipped to handle the task. Electrical Safety: System

Table of Contents

Electrical Sustainability and Stewardship. Electrical Components. Transformers. Generators. Circuit Breakers. Relays. Fuses. Substations and Switchyards. Direct Current Utilization. Circuit Disconnects, On/Off Switches, and OSHA. Grounding. Electrical Safety and OSHA. Special Installations and OSHA. Distance Requirements and OSHA. Arc Flash, Personal Protective Equipment, and Classified Locations. Electrical Testing. Electromagnetic Shielded Equipment, Instrumentation, and Facilities, Part One. Electromagnetic Shielded Equipment, Instrumentation, and Facilities, Part Two. Solid-State Technology. Motors. Hazardous Energy Control and OSHA. Glossary. Bibliography. Appendix RCM Evaluation Tables. Index.

About the Editors

Martha J. Boss has led teams in the inspection, analysis, and risk management of electrical safety components, including electromagnetic field (EMF) analyses. Boss earned her BS and BA degrees from the University of Nebraska and the University of Northern Iowa in biology, with a chemistry and physics emphasis. She edited and contributed to Building Vulnerability Assessments, Biological Risk Engineering Handbook, and Air Sampling and Industrial Hygiene Engineering (CRC Press). Martha is also the co-author of Evaluation of Stored Energy Hazards in Underground Coal Mines during and after an Emergency, provided to the National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOSH).

Gayle Nicoll has extensive experience in a variety of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) endeavors, including industrial facilities, nuclear research facilities, chemical laboratories, and metal-working facilities. She holds BS degrees in physics and chemistry from Indiana University, a MS in analytical chemistry from Purdue University, and a PhD in chemistry education from Purdue University. She was a contributor to Building Vulnerability Assessments (CRC Press) and co-author of the Evaluation of Stored Energy Hazards in Underground Coal Mines during and after an Emergency, provided to the National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOSH).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety