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16VAC25-90

CHAPTER 90
FEDERAL IDENTICAL GENERAL INDUSTRY STANDARDS

At end, move this text up to the Title of Regulation section, and delete everything else, including Chapter 155 since the entire chapter is repealed.

Titles of Regulations: 16VAC25-90. Federal Identical General Industry Standards (amending 16VAC25-90-1910.136, 16VAC25-90-1910.137, Appendix B to Subpart I of Part 1910, 16VAC25-90-1910.269, Appendices A through D to 16VAC25-90-1910.269, 16VAC25-90-1910.331, 16VAC25-90-1910.339; adding Appendices E through G to 16VAC25-90-1910.269).

16VAC25-155. Virginia Construction Industry General Requirements for Clearances, Construction of Electric Transmission and Distribution Lines and Equipment (repealing 16VAC25-155-10).

16VAC25-175. Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards (amending 16VAC25-175-1926.500, 16VAC25-175-1926.950, 16VAC25-175-1926.951, 16VAC25-175-1926.952, 16VAC25-175-1926.953, 16VAC25-175-1926.954, 16VAC25-175-1926.955, 16VAC25-175-1926.956, 16VAC25-175-1926.957, 16VAC25-175-1926.958, 16VAC25-175-1926.959, 16VAC25-175-1926.960, 16VAC25-175-1926.961, 16VAC25-175-1926.962, 16VAC25-175-1926.963, 16VAC25-175-1926.964, 16VAC25-175-1926.965, 16VAC25-175-1926.966, 16VAC25-175-1926.967, 16VAC25-175-1926.968, 16VAC25-175-1926.1053, 16VAC25-175-1926.1400, 16VAC25-175-1926.1410; adding 16VAC25-175-1926.97, Appendices A through G to Subpart V of Part 1926).

 

 

Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment

amend 16VAC25-90-1910.136, Foot Protection

amend 16VAC25-90-1910.137, Electrical Protective Equipment

amend Appendix B to Subpart I of Part 1910 – Nonmandatory Compliance Guidelines for Hazard Assessment and Personal Protective Equipment Selection

Subpart R – Special Industries

amend 16VAC25-90-1910.269, Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution

amend  the following appendices to §1910.269:

Appendix A  - Flow Charts

Appendix A-1 - Application of §1910.269 and Subpart S of this Part to the Design of Electrical Installations

Appendix A-2 - Application of §1910.269 and Subpart S of this Part to Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices

Appendix A-3 - Application of §1910.269 and Subpart S of this Part to Tree-Trimming Operations

Appendix A-4 to §1910.269 – Application of §§1910.147, 1910.269 and 1910.333

Appendix A-5 to §1910.269 – Application of §§1910.146 and 1910.269 to Permit-Required Confined Spaces

Appendix B – Working on Exposed Energized Parts

Appendix C – Protection From Hazardous Differences in Electric Potential

Appendix D – Methods of Inspecting and Testing Wood Poles

add the following appendices to §1910.269:

Appendix E – Protection From Flames and Electric Arcs

Appendix F – Work-Positioning Equipment Inspection Guidelines

Appendix G – Reference Documents

Subpart S – Electrical

amend 16VAC25-90-1910.331(c)(1), Scope

amend 16VAC25-90-1910.339, Definitions Applicable to this Subpart

 

16VAC25-155

CHAPTER 155
VIRGINIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CLEARANCES, CONSTRUCTION OF ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION LINES AND EQUIPMENT (REPEALED)

16VAC25-155-10

16VAC25-155-10. General requirements. (Repealed.)

A. No employee shall be permitted to approach or take any conductive object without an approved insulating handle closer to exposed energized parts than shown in subsection B of this section (Table V-1) unless:

1. The employee is insulated or guarded from the energized part (insulating gloves or insulating gloves and sleeves worn in accordance with 16VAC25-90-1910.269 (l)(3) are considered insulation of the employee only with regard to the energized part upon which work is being performed);

2. The energized part is insulated or guarded from him and any other conductive object at a different potential; or

3. The employee is isolated, insulated, or guarded from any other exposed conductive object(s), as during live-line bare-hand work.

B. Alternating current -- minimum distance.

TABLE V-1
ALTERNATING CURRENT -- MINIMUM DISTANCES

Voltage range (phase to phase)
(kilovolt)

Minimum working and clear hot stick distance

2.1 to 15

2 ft. 0 in.

15.1 to 35

2 ft. 4 in.

35.1 to 46

2 ft. 6 in.

46.1 to 72.5

3 ft. 0 in.

72.6 to 121

3 ft. 4 in.

138 to 145

3 ft. 6 in.

161 to 169

3 ft. 8 in.

230 to 242

5 ft. 0 in.

345 to 362

(1) 7 ft. 0 in.

500 to 552

(1) 11 ft. 0 in.

700 to 765

(1) 15 ft. 0 in.

(1) NOTE: For 345-362 kv., 500-552 kv., and 700-765 kv., minimum clear hot stick distance may be reduced provided that such distances are not less than the shortest distance between the energized part and the grounded surface.

16VAC25-175

CHAPTER 175
FEDERAL IDENTICAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY STANDARDS

 

Subpart E- Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment

add 16VAC25-175-1926.97, Electrical Protective Equipment

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.500, Scope, Application, and Definitions Applicable to this Subpart

Subpart V – Electric Power Transmission and Distribution

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.950, General

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.951, Medical Services and First Aid

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.952, Job Briefing

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.953, Enclosed Spaces

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.954, Personal Protective Equipment

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.955, Portable Ladders and Platforms

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.956, Hand and Portable Power Equipment

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.957, Live-line tools

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.958, Materials Handling and Storage

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.959, Mechanical Equipment

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.960, Working on or near Exposed Energized Parts

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.961, Deenergizing lines and Equipment for Employee Protection

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.962, Grounding for the Protection of Employees

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.963, Testing and Test Facilities

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.964, Overhead Lines and Live-line Barehand Work

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.965, Underground Electrical Installations

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.966, Substations

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.967, Special Conditions

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.968, Definitions

add Appendices to Subpart V of Part 1926:

Appendix A -Reserved

Appendix B -Working on Exposed Energized Parts

Appendix C -Protection From Hazardous Differences in Electric Potential

Appendix D -Methods of Inspecting and Testing Wood Poles

Appendix E - Protection From Flames and Electric Arcs

Appendix F –Work-Positioning Equipment Inspection Guidelines

Appendix G – Reference Documents

Subpart X – Stairways and Ladders

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.1053(b)(12), Ladders

Subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.1400(g), Scope

amend 16VAC25-175-1926.1410, Power Line Safety (All Voltages) –Equipment Operations Closer than the Table A Zone