CREW MEMBERS

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OPERATING PROCEDURE MODIFICATIONS

  • Are there any Operating Procedures different from the IAEC Operating Procedures being practiced

DESCRIPTION OF WORK BEING PERFORMED

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STARTING THE JOB

  • Employee in charge on site

  • Documented Tailgate - hazards, special precautions, energy source controls, PPE required and employee fitness

  • Any alternative energy sources to be aware of (wind, solar, etc.)

  • Tailgate kept in standard location at job site (foreman truck, on cone by truck etc.)

  • Adequate number of crew for the job

  • Proper rated FR clothing available

  • Conductive articles (jewelry) removed when working energized equipment

  • One call notified

  • Horseplay noticed

  • Weather conditions

  • Terrain conditions in work area

  • Member permission sought when working on private property

CONDUCTOR WORK (includes energized, de energized and de energized and grounded work)

  • Qualified Employee doing work

  • Cover-up used

  • Used proper amount of cover-up

  • Gloves and sleeves (if applicable) worn cradle to cradle, lock to lock and ground to ground

  • Proper class of glove worn

  • Protectors in good condition

  • Proper class of sleeve worn

  • Proper rated FR clothing worn

  • Observer watching

  • Breaker set on one shot/hotline tag

  • Proper disconnection of energized equipment

  • Good practices during switching of circuits

  • Proper LOTO practices

  • One person in charge of clearance

  • Tested for absence of voltage prior to grounding

  • Ground clamps in good condition

  • Grounds installed with live line tool

  • Grounded properly (ground connection first to make last to break?)

  • Running grounds used

  • If multiple crews - proper communication used

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AERIAL DEVICES

  • Boom clean

  • Pre-flight of controls

  • Controls marked

  • Wheels chocked

  • Outrigger pads used

  • Proper fall protection worn

  • Fall protection has compliant tags (harness and lanyard)?

  • Trucks grounded

  • Trucks properly barricaded (using an acceptable physical means)

  • Correct amount of fiberglass out when needed

  • Co workers rubber gloves located outside of truck for possible bucket rescue

  • Used approved device and method when lifting equipment (OH transformers, material, OCR's etc.)

  • Winch line on device being used to lift is free of damage/defects

  • Load being lifted was within rated capacity of equipment

  • Proper hand signals/communication occurred between operator and crew when maneuvering load

  • Maintained positive control of load

  • IAEC Best Practice suggestions (Suggestions to work more safely while performing specific procedures)

NEUTRALS

  • Bridged before opening

  • Proper communication used

CLIMBING

  • Employee certified as climber

  • Inspected tools before climbing

  • Sharps on hooks guarded

  • Long sleeve shirt worn while climbing

  • Hand line used

  • Co workers climbing gear out of truck and ready if needed for pole top rescue?

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POLES

  • Hauled properly (Including flag and/or light at end of pole?)

  • Proper Gloves worn while handling (rubber gloves when applicable)

  • Proper cover-up when setting pole near an energized system

  • Used pole puller to remove pole(s) being being replaced

  • Pole tongs used

  • Crew avoided being underneath suspended loads

  • Crew maneuvered load to avoid getting caught between objects

  • When maneuvering pole, pole was balanced properly for person on ground to maintain positive control and to avoid injury

  • Proper hand signals/communication occurred between operator and crew when maneuvering load

  • Maintained positive control of load

  • Safe practices used when stowing and un stowing auger

  • Safe practices used when augering hole for pole and/or drilling anchor

  • Safe practices used when setting pole

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TRAILERS

  • Current registration

  • Current DOT inspection

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  • Current Fire Extinguisher inspection date

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  • Safety devices and features in good operating condition

  • Wheel chocks used when applicable

  • Adequate number of tie downs used

  • Adequate rated tie down used for load securement

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MISC EQUIPMENT (Other CMV's or equipment such as backhoes, dozers, forklifts, skidsteers, ATVs etc.)

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  • Current DOT inspection

  • Current registration

  • Current Fire Extinguisher inspection date

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  • Safety devices and features in good operating condition

  • Wheel chocks used when applicable

  • Seat belt worn while operating equipment

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VEHICLES

  • Daily inspection completed

  • Current insurance and accident information in vehicle

  • Current inspection date of First Aid, Fire Extinguisher and BBP kit

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  • AED battery life indicator good

  • Seat belts worn while in transit

  • Interior/exterior well kept

  • Adequate Cargo Securement practices

  • Adequate tire inflation and tread depth

  • Back up alarms working

  • Current dielectric test

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  • Current DOT annual inspection

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TRAFFIC CONTROL

  • High visiblility vests worn (including compliant class of vest)

  • Proper size signs used in accordance with traffic control rules and regs

  • Proper size cones used in accordance with traffic control rules and regs

  • Minimum 5 cones used as promoted by IAEC Safety

  • Flagger used when needed

  • Proper flagging equipment

  • Flagging done properly

  • Four way flashers used

  • Strobe/Rotating light in use

  • IAEC Best Practice suggestions (Suggestions to work more safely while performing specific procedures)

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URD WORK

  • Competent person on job site

  • Adequate trench protection

  • Means of egress in trench

  • Spoils 2ft from trench

  • Cables spiked before cutting

  • Compliant signage on cabinets (warning/danger)

  • Cabinets locked with dual locking system (penta bolt and padlock)

  • Used approved device and method when lifting URD equipment (transformers, switchgear, peds etc.)

  • Load being lifted was within rated capacity of equipment

  • Crew avoided being underneath suspended loads

  • Crew maneuvered load to avoid getting caught between objects

  • Proper hand signals/communication occurred between operator and crew when maneuvering load

  • Maintained positive control of load

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TREE TRIMMING

  • Proper PPE worn (chaps, hearing, eye/face and head protection etc.)

  • Safe operation of chainsaw took place (Started safely/used chain break etc.)

  • Chainsaw fueled 10' or more from work zone

  • Chainsaw scabbard in place over bar/chain when not in use?

  • Chainsaw safety features operable

  • PPE used during chemical application

  • Sprayers labeled properly

  • Co workers in safe work zone from chainsaw operator

  • Rubber gloves worn when needed

  • Employee tied in when in tree

  • Cables in good condition

  • Best practice suggestions

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SUBSTATIONS

  • Qualified employee for level of work being performed

  • Proper PPE worn

  • Ladders are free of damage and have compliant labels

  • Observer watching

  • Substation gate properly secured during work process

  • Substation is compliant with applicable regulations

  • IAEC Best Practice suggestions (Suggestions to work more safely while performing specific procedures)

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ROPES, SLINGS, STRAPS, HOISTS, CHAINS

  • Strap hoists compliant

  • Chain hoists compliant

  • Ropes in good condition (including hand lines and rope locks)

  • Slings compliant

  • Chains compliant

  • Straps compliant (pole rack straps, auger strap, tie down straps etc.)

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TOOLS

  • Battery, electric, hydraulic and hand tools stored properly

  • Cords in good condition

  • Hydraulic hoses/connectors in good condition

  • Sharps guarded when not in use

  • Correct tool used for the job

  • Proper PPE worn with tool being used

  • Tool safety devices in place and working

  • Avoided pinch points while operating tools

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LIVE LINE TOOLS, JUMPERS AND GROUND TEST DATES

  • Live line tool test date compliant

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  • Proper length, Clean and free of moisture, Stored properly

  • Jumpers/Macs test date compliant

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  • Grounds test date compliant - Bi Annual according to Operating Procedures

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  • Hot arm test date

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PROTECTIVE WEAR - HEAD, EYE, FACE AND HEARING

  • Compliant Z-89 Class E hard hat

  • Clean

  • Compliant Z87 eyewear

  • Side shields

  • Head and eye protection worn

  • Approved face shield worn (if required per arc flash study)

  • Decibel reading from smart phone app (Db reading of 85 or above is an at risk level)

  • Hearing protection worn (85 dB and above, hearing protection shall be worn - time weighted average does apply).

RUBBER GOODS TEST DATES

  • Rubber gloves test date compliant

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  • Rubber sleeves test date compliant

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  • Cover up compliant test date (rubber hoses/guts, blankets, hard cover up)

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  • Rubber goods (including gloves and sleeves) are stored properly when not in use?

SUGGESTIONS TO IMPROVE OVERALL PERFORMANCE - 'Coaching to Improve What is Wrong and Recognizing What is Right'

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IAEC SAFETY PERSONNEL SIGNATURES

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