Train employees on Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures. Make sure every employee knows the procedures and follows them to the letter—It just might save their life.
Provide Electrical Hazard Awareness training. Extension cords and electric portable tools should have GFI protection and be inspected before each use.
Know what equipment you need for work on or near live electrical parts. Use high-voltage tested rubber gloves when working on 50V or higher plus leather protectors, as well as 1000V-rated insulated tools, insulated blankets and hot sticks.
void arc flash injury by following NFPA 70E guidelines. Use the 70E compliance guide or have an arc flash risk assessment done. Set arc flash boundaries.
Wear the right arc-rated gear. Always wear full and proper arc-rated PPE for the potential hazard rating in cal/cm2. When working live always require a “Hot Electrical Work Permit” system with qualified personnel.