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IEEE 516

Trial-Use Guide for Maintenance Methods on Energized Power-Lines

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Organization: IEEE
Publication Date: 1 February 1986
Status: inactive
Page Count: 49
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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 selected comprehensive recommendations are based on sound engineering principles, engineering safety considerations, and decades of field experience by many utilities. Included are technical explanations as required to cover: certain laboratory testing of tools and equipment; field maintenance and care of tools and equipment; work methods for the maintenance of energized lines and for persons working in the vicinity of energized lines.

Purpose.

To present in one guide sufficient details of some of the methods and equipment presently in use to enable the performance of safe, energized-line maintenance. To direct attention to appropriate standards and other documents for the acquisition of knowledge on the care and use of required tools and equipment. To provide guidance for establishing a safe work area, taking into consideration 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 pre- 7 sented specifically in the form of a guide to be used by those utilities that are seeking guidance in establishing methods and procedures for maintenance of energized power-lines. This guide is not intended as establishing a standard for maintenance of energized powerlines in the electric utility industry as such

 

Document History

516
September 23, 2021
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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IEEE 516
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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