EWT - Mechanical Equipment

Learning objectives

  • Identify the type of equipment covered by the Mechanical Equipment standard, Electrical Generation, Transmission and Distribution standard, the Powered Industrial Truck standard, and the Crane and Derricks in Construction standard
  • Match rules and safe practices for operating specific equipment
  • Recall general and specific inspection criteria for lifting equipment operated by utilities
  • Identify summary requirements for crane-mounted personnel baskets used in transmission line construction
  • Identify regulations and safe work practices when operating mechanical equipment near energized lines and equipment

Course overview

Provide the learner with the general and specific requirements and criteria for using mechanical equipment safely near energized power lines and equipment.
  • 25 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Equipment
  • Inspections and Tests
  • Operations Near Energized Power Lines and Equipment
  • 29 CFR 1910.269 (p): Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution: Mechanical Equipment
  • 29 CFR 1910.178: Powered Industrial Trucks
  • 29 CFR 1926.952: Power Transmission and Distribution: Mechanical Equipment in Construction
  • 29 CFR 1926.1400: Cranes and Derricks in Construction
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