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IEEE P516 DRAFT

Draft Guide for Maintenance Methods on Energized Power Lines

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Organization: IEEE
Publication Date: 1 January 2021
Status: active
Page Count: 175
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This guide provides the general recommendations for performing maintenance work on energized power lines. It is not intended to include all of the proven practical methods and procedures; however, these selected comprehensive recommendations are based on sound engineering principles, engineering safety considerations, known worst-case worksite configurations and field experience by many utilities. Included are technical explanations as required to cover certain laboratory testing of tools and equipment, in-service inspection, maintenance and care of tools and equipment, and work methods for the maintenance of energized lines for persons working in vicinity of energized lines.

Purpose

The purpose of this guide is to

a) Present, in one guide, sufficient details of some of the methods and equipment presently in use to enable the performance of energized line maintenance with maximum safety.

b) Direct attention to appropriate standards and other documents for the acquisition of knowledge on the inspection, care, and use of required tools and equipment.

c) Provide guidance for establishing an appropriate work area, taking into consideration safety and the physical effects of the work area on personnel.

It is not intended that this guide should replace present proven utility practices or imply that these recommendations are superior to existing practices and, therefore, should be universally adopted as utility standards. This compilation of many accepted practices is presented specifically in the form of a guide to be used by those electric utilities and agencies that are seeking guidance in establishing methods and procedures for maintenance of energized power lines.

Document History

IEEE P516 DRAFT
January 1, 2021
Draft Guide for Maintenance Methods on Energized Power Lines
This guide provides the general recommendations for performing maintenance work on energized power lines. It is not intended to include all of the proven practical methods and procedures; however,...
May 13, 2009
Guide for Maintenance Methods on Energized Power Lines
Foreword  Live-line maintenance of transmission lines began in the early 1920s and developed into a major working practice as the transmission systems were expanded and the voltages increased. In...
July 29, 2003
Guide for Maintenance Methods on Energized Power Lines
Foreword  Live-line maintenance of transmission lines began in the early 1920s and developed into a major working practice as the transmission systems were expanded and the voltages increased. In...
January 1, 1995
Guide for Maintenance Methods on Energized Power Lines
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January 1, 1987
GUIDE FOR MAINTENANCE METHODS ON ENERGIZED POWER-LINES (WITHDRAWN)
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February 1, 1986
Trial-Use Guide for Maintenance Methods on Energized Power-Lines
This guide provides general recommendations for performing maintenance work on energized power-lines. It is not intended to include all of the proven, practical methods and procedures; however, these...

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