The 2012 National Electrical Safety Code covers basic provisions for safeguarding of persons from hazards arising from the installation, operation or maintenance of (1) conductors and equipment in electric supply stations, and (2) overhead and underground electric supply and communication lines.
It also includes work rules for the construction, maintenance, and operation of electric supply and communication lines and equipment.
The standard is applicable to the systems and equipment operated by utilities, or similar systems and equipment, of an industrial establishment or complex under the control of qualified persons.
Learn to apply 2012 Code rules correctly with expert insights in the new NESC® Handbook.
Packed with practical examples, concise explanations, and new figures and photographs, the fully updated National Electrical Safety Code® Handbook, Seventh Edition is your key to compliance. Consult this essential NESC companion to understand how the 2012 Code differs from the 2007 edition -- and how the changes impact your work. Plus, access complete and thorough application support that helps electrical and communication professionals involved in system design, construction, maintenance, inspection, standards development, and worker training do jobs right the first time.
Learn what lies behind the 2012 NESC rules, including important revisions involving:
Scope, application, and definitions
Electrical supply stations
Apparel arc ratings
Minimum approach distances (MADs)
To help users understand how questions they may have were dealt with in the past, the Handbook also discusses how the NESC Committee has interpreted the rules in the Code and responded to change proposals during the past 90 years. (Softbound, 771 pp., 2011)
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