IEEE 1657a-2015 pdf free.IEEE Recommended Practice for Personnel Qualifications for Installation and Maintenance of Stationary Batteries Amendment 1: Updated Safety Sections.
There are multiple hazards associated with hatteries. The hazards include, but are not limited 0. shemical.clectrical, arc fash and thermal, When sclecting PPE, all hazards should be considered and risk assessment should he conducted An cxample of hazand risk sssment is shown in Figure HL AdditionaL guidance San be found in NFPA 70E-2015 [B8] and in the associated 2015 handbook.NFPA 70EHB-2015 [B3]
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Safety glasses with side shields are the minimum eye protection required for all in the vieinity of battery work that does not include the “handling”” of electrolyte, per 29CFR1910.133 (OSHA) [B23] and NFPA 70E-2015 [B8] (L0)
Face shields are required when readings “handing” electrolyte (“handling” electrolyte does not include routine water additions and taking specific gravity readings with an electronic density meter: however it could include taking readings with a bulb hydrometer), per NFPA 70E-2015[B8] (L1)
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5.2.45 Additional are flash clothing
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The level of ac-as/lame-elardant clohing necessry based on the risk. per NFPA 70E-2015 [B8] (L2)
5.3 Electrical shock hazards
5.3.1 Physiological effects of different voltage levels
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NFPA-2015 [B8] and IEC 60479 [B11 is are also helpful as a rference (L2)
5.3.3 Safety around photovoltaic (PV) arrays
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Applicable code requirements, such as the National Electrical Code (NEC) (NFPA 70″, 2014 2008 Edition) Aricle 690 [B7].IEEE 1657a pdf download.