34.5 kV Rubber Glove Work - Instant Video
Many companies are finding it advantageous to use 34.5 kV distribution lines to keep up with customer demand for dependable, high-quality electric power. Linemen who work on these lines must be aware of the electrical hazards associated with this work. This 34-minute video looks at the electrical hazards associated with working on 34.5 kV lines and covers the safety equipment and the safe work habits required when dealing with higher voltages.
Introduction – 7 minutes
Identifies electrical hazards associated with working on a 34.5 kV line. How to identify a 34.5 kV line
Safety Equipment – 9 minutes
Describes how to care for and use the safety equipment typically required for working on 34.5 kV lines.
Safe Work Habits, Part 1 – 7 minutes
Describes safety considerations associated with planning and preparing for 34.5 kV rubber glove work.
Safe Work Habits, Part 2 – 11 minutes
Describes variations that are likely to occur between 34.5 kV rubber glove jobs. Describes a procedure for safely changing out a crossarm. Describes a procedure for safely changing out a lateral cutout on a distribution line.