fast facts Temporary Extension Cords and Power Connectors Should Not Be Used for Permanent Wiring January 2010 Office of Compliance advancing safety, health, and workplace rights in the legislative branch
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Office of Compliance Safety and Health FAST FACTS Examples of Improper Extension Cords and Power Strips To the right is a common example of improper
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SAFETY MEETING TOPIC: Extension Cords . OSHA Standard: 1926.400-415 Electrical . We use extension cords almost every day both at work and at home.
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Extension Cords Normal wear on cords ... rent. • Use only equipment that is approved to meet OSHA standards. • Do not modify cords or use them incorrectly. • Use factory-assembled cord sets and only exten-sion cords that are 3-wire type. ... • Visually inspect electrical equipment before ...
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Electrical Hazards Electrical hazards can be found in nearly every roofing work site. Whether the hazard is posed by worn or damaged power tools or cords, improperly
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OSHA www.Oshasafety-pias.com/toolboxtalks The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that each year, about 4,000 injuries associated with electric extension cords are treated in hospital emergency rooms.
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Guidelines for Extension Cord Use Extension cords are only to be used for temporary purposes. They do not replace the need for installation of outlets and proper wiring where necessary.
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Extension Cord Safety FactSheet HS04-014A (1-06) Employers and employees need to consider an important element of electrical safety in the workplace — safe use of extension cords. The most important thing to remember is that extension cords are for
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Cal/OSHA Guide to. Electrical Safety. Cal/OSHA Consultation Service. ... Worn/damaged electrical cords Improperly used extension cords Overloaded outlets No warning signs Working under wet conditions
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Extension and Flexible Cords: Safety Guidelines & OSHA Standards. Flexible extension cords are widely used at marinas, construction sites, yacht clubs, homes, businesses, and more.
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Extension Cords (up to four on form) Length of cord inspected (example -25’ – 50’ – 100’) ... You should refer to OSHA standards for specific guidance that may apply to your work situation. Author: OSHA-USER Created Date:
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ExTENSION CORdS • All-weather cord with blue rubber-like jacket for increased flexibility in cold weather. ... IMPERIAL® HEAVY-dUTY ExTENSION CORdS • Meets all OSHA requirements. SJTW-A orange UL listed. • Volts: 125, Color: Orange
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The Standards and Technical Resources Section of Oregon OSHA produced this fact sheet to highlight our programs, policies, or standards. ... extension cords and equipment (plug connected) for external defects before using them. Conduct
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extension cords, killing 50 people and injuring about 270 others. The most frequent causes of such fires are short circuits, overloading, damage and/or misuse of extension cords. Here are some guidelines to follow when using an extension cord:
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Extension Cord Safety We use extension cords almost every day both at work and at home. These are very useful devices, but they can present a fire or shock hazard when either worn out or used
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Do you always inspect extension cords for wear and damage before you use them? Do you use extension cords ONLY temporarily? Do you make sure that extension cord ratings are at least as high as
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Extension cords are commonly used in construc-tion. They enable workers to use electrical tools away from a power source. You’ll hear the term, “temporary power.” It comes from the OSHA 1926 Construction Standards, ... Extension cord safety. Title: extension cord safety.qxp
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Page 1 of 1 | Extension Cords Factsheet: Extension Cord Facts . With the wide use of power tools on construction sites, flexible extension cords often are necessary.
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Is it Ok to Repair Electrical Cords? Even heavy duty extension cords become damaged. Because they can be expensive, you may be asked to make a repair, rather than get a new cord.
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The use of unapproved extension cords is a violation of both OSHA and National Fire Protection Association codes. The OSHA Code of Federal Regulations 29CFR1910.303 (a) states that conductors and equipment are acceptable for use only if they are approved by rec-
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ELECTRICAL$SAFETY Introduc7on: OSHA’s’General’Industry’Standards’for’Electrical’Safety’in’the’workplace’are’found’in’29’CFR ... • Extension’cords,’portable’tools,’and’trouble’lights’should’be’plugged’into’GFCI
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Extension Cord Program Outdoor Extension Cords All-Weather Extension Cords Twist-to-Lock Extension Cords Adapters RAP31205 25ft 12/3 SJEOW Triple-Tap Lighted End BU/OR 8 30.0 15.9 13.8 9.4 1.19 14401-5
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(OSHA 29CFR 1926 Subpart K) Cable Damage Flexible cords may be damaged by door or window edges, staples and fastenings, abrasion ... • Extension cords must never be fastened with staples, hung from nails or suspended by wire.
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employer could avoid the requirements simply by powering tools by means of extension cords from permanent receptacle outlets. G enerally, extension cords are equipment used as temporary wiring ... OSHA requirements are set by statute, standards and regulations.
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Provided to you by Cal-OSHA Reporter - www.cal-osha.com A WEEKLY PUBLICATION FOR THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMUNITY R. ... A cord connector on an extension cord set is considered to be a receptacle outlet if the cord set is used for temporary electric power. N.
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“mixed daisy chain,” which is interconnecting extension cords and power strips. ... • Extension cords are sometimes used to energize power strips in locations far ... • OSHA’s regulations allow extension cords to be used only as temporary wir-
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Extension Cords Fact Sheet CPSC Home > Publicalions >Current Consumer Product Safety Commission Extension Cords Fact Sheet CPSC Document #I6 ... OSHA's standard at 29 CFR 51910.303(b)(2), Installation and use, requires that "Listed or
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the federal and state Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards. PROCEDURES ... Extension cords shall not be plugged into one another so as to increase the overall reach. Purchase an extension cord of the appropriate length for the job.
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OSHA - WI Author: David Burtt OSHA - WI Question 1: Section 1926.405 Electrical: Wiring Methods, Components and Equipment for General Use Question ID#: 1 ... Extension cords used with portable electric tools must be 3-wire and listed for hard
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MSHA's Accident Prevention Program Safety Tip Electrical Extension Cords Category : Electrical Mine Type: All Mines Electrical extension cords can be a source of fires and electrical shock when misused at the mine or at home.
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OSHA has pretty strict requirements for electrical safety in the construction stan-dard. The electrical standard is easy to comply with, but takes some work.
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To join our free monthly OSHA e-newsletter, click here. OSHA Compliance Essentials Top 10 Ways to Ensure a Successful OSHA Audit Presented By ... Extension cords are a major cause of tripping and fall hazards and therefore are under a
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OSHA Region 1 Cooperative and State Programs Electrical Training/Inspection “Roll Up” Extension Cords GFCIs Power tools
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Tool Box Talk: Electrical Safety Electric shock can cause burns, shocks, ... Extension Cords: Extension cords are convenient ways to provide power to portable equipment. ... Through the OSHA and SWRInstitute Alliance, ...
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Extension Cords Also referred to as “ Extension Cord Sets ” Any length of flexible, multi-conductor cord – Having a male “attachment plug” at one end for plugging
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Extension Cords and Nyloc Safety Grip Plugs and Connectors Applications • Heavy-duty industrial grade cords withstand rough use. Features • Yellow thermoplastic SJTW ... • Meets OSHA requirements Applications • Ideal for fast, easy wiring. Features
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Those Helpful, Hazardous Extension Cords If you leave an extension cord on the floor long enough, one of several things will happen to it: It will be stolen, tripped over, or damaged.
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Extension Cord Performance Guide 2. Determine the maximum distance the tool or appliance will be from the electrical outlet. 3. Use the Extension Cord Selector chart below to identify the proper gauge. Extension Cord Selector Extension Cord Selector 1.
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Page 4 of 8 MIOSHA OSHA R 408.41725(7) Trailing cords and extension cords shall meet all of the following: (a) Be protected against damage.
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Flexible extension cords are often necessary to provide electricity to the tool. Due to the very reasons they are used ... What will we do here at the worksite today to prevent injuries from extension cords? 1. 2. 3. OSHA REGULATION: 1926.404-405 ©2013, CPWR – The Center for Construction ...
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extenSion cordS IMpERIAL ... IMpERIAL® HEAVy-duty ExtENSION cORdS • Meets all OSHA requirements. SJTW-A orange UL listed. • Volts: 125, Color: Orange Part No. Wire size aMPs Watts volts leNgtH Qty. 71137 12/3 15 1,875 125 50' 1 71138 12/3 15 1,875 125 100' 1
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“Mixed Daisy Chain”, with the improper interconnecting of power strips and extension cords, which is a direct OSHA and NEC violation because doing so can cause them to become overloaded, ... Un-acceptable combinations of extension cords and power strips.
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The use of unapproved extension cords is a violation of both OSHA and National Fire Protection Association codes. The ... extension cords are only allowable in the workplace as temporary wiring, and for no more than 90 days. Beware of cheap
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A.k.a.: Strip Plugs, Power Strips, ... RPT’s are not extension cords (called cordsets by UL) nor are they a temporary wiring method as prescribed by NFPA. Extension cords are listed under different UL ... OSHA 1910.305(g)(1), NEC ...
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Be Wary of Extension Cords Fires, shocks, and electrocutions are potential perils that can accompany the misuse of extension cords—or the use of cords with faulty wiring and loose connections.
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Dangerous “Daisy Chains” ccording to the NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency), electrical distribution equipment, such as extension cords, are one of the leading causes ... • OSHA’s regulations allow extension cords to be used only as temporary wiring for up to 90 days.
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Cal/OSHA does not allow extension cords to be passed through holes in walls, floors,ceilings,or through windows or doors unless properly sleeved.
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COLORED EXTENSION CORDS by Baron “Color-code” your cords with bold combinations for easy identifica- ... UL listed - SJTW-A - OSHA Color code: Various P/N DESCRIPTION PACKAGE WEIGHT STANDARD PACKAGE 04119-00-30 12/3 100′ SJTW-A Lime/Purple 57 4 04119-00-31
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Extension cords – who can repair them? When a worker at a construction site inspects an extension cord and determines that it needs to be repaired, who can repair it?
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