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Electrical Safety at Berkeley Lab

The past year has seen the Lab implement a revised Pub-3000, Chapter 8 and the new Electrical Safety Manual with a fervor! Now, after much feedback, Chapter 8 has been revised again, and Revision 1 of the Electrical Safety Manual is published.  You can access both documents below, which went into effect January 1, 2017.

The revised PUB-3000 Chapter 8, Electrical Safety describes our institutional requirements and processes to ensure electrical safety in the workplace. Revision 1 of the Electrical Safety Manual, which expands on electrical hazard identification and controls following our Integrated Safety Management (ISM) principles.
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If you’re interested in reviewing just the primary changes to the document, view the Analysis of Changes powerpoint below:


Chapter 18 Revision

In addition to the revised Pub-3000, Chapter 8 and the Electrical Safety Manual, Pub-3000, Chapter 18 is in the process of revision, with expected publication in March 2017.  Suggested updates are contained in the PDF.  We encourage you to provide feedback!


The Electrical Safety Program needs your input and suggestions!

The Safety Culture Forum is a place for you to share information and bring your concerns and challenges in implementing the new requirements.  Please join the conversation!