Standard Specification for Insulated and Insulating Hand Tools
|Publication Date:||1 January 1994|
|ICS Code (Hand-held tools in general):||25.140.01|
|ICS Code (Protection against electric shock. Live working):||13.260|
1.1 This specification covers the acceptance testing of insulated and insulating hand held tools used for working on, or in close proximity to, energized electrical apparatus or conductors operating at maximum voltage of 1000-V ac or 1500-V dc.
1.2 The use and maintenance of these tools is beyond the scope of this specification.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains to the test method portion only, Section 7 of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.5 This specification does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated with the use of tools on, or in close proximity to, energized electrical apparatus.