ARMY - DA PAM 385-26
The Army Electrical Safety Program
|Publication Date:||1 February 2013|
This pamphlet applies to all Department of the Army (DA) personnel, including military, civilian, and contractors for safeguarding against the hazards associated with electrical energy. Design of electrical systems, workplace safety, and safety requirements for special electrical equipment will be in compliance with Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations, 1910 Subparts (29 CFR 1910S); Engineer Manual 385-1-1; Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) 4-021-01; Technical Bulletin 385-4; UFC 3-560-01; National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70 (National Electric Code® (NEC)); and NFPA 70E, as applicable. This pamphlet will highlight procedures and work practices routinely used in Army facilities, workplaces, and recreational and contingency operations. However, local commanders are responsible for establishing electrical safety programs to protect army personnel, facilities, and equipment in their area of responsibility.
The purpose of this pamphlet is to provide electrical safety guidance to protect Army personnel, facilities, and equipment against electrical hazards. This includes unqualified personnel that use electrical services and appliances in administrative buildings, living in military quarters and/or qualified personnel that conduct electrical work.
Applicability. This pamphlet applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated. It also applies to Army civilian employees and the U.S.Army Corp of Engineers and Civil Works activities and tenants and volunteers in accordance with Section 1588, Title 10, United States Code and AR 608-1.