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Encyclopedia Covers Temporary Protective Grounding

The Chance Encyclopedia of Grounding covers temporary protective grounding for everyone from lineworkers to methods and training departments, to safety, operations and procurement management.

Thirteen sections cover the history of grounding practices; current’s effects on humans; OSHA requirements; ASTM, IEEE and IEC standards; step- and touch-potential; equipotential zones; equipment and applications; and installation procedures for overhead, underground, substation and truck grounding.

Contributing to worker safety in the electric power industry is this work’s purpose. Based on Hubbel Power Systems' continuing professional experience and direct involvement with both utilities and their governing authorities, its 128 pages offer expert guidance on technical and practical aspects necessary to make temporary grounding effective.

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