Overhead Lines Clearance
OSHA 1910.333 states any vehicle or mechanical equipment capable of having parts of its structure elevated near energized overhead lines shall be operated so that a clearance of 10 ft. (305 cm) is maintained. If the voltage is higher than 50kV, the clearance shall be increased 4 in. (10 cm) for every 10kV over that voltage. However, under any of the following conditions, the clearance may be reduced:
If the vehicle is in transit with its structure lowered, the clearance may be reduced to 4 ft. (122 cm). If the voltage is higher than 50kV, the clearance shall be increased 4 in. (10 cm) for every 10 kV over that voltage.
All employees have had completed and continue to renew their railroad safety training for many of the different agencies. Erailsafe, Everifile, Railroad Education, UPRR, BNSF, Metro and more.
All employees have their 40 hour Hazwoper and 8 hour annual refresher certificates complying with Osha standard 1910.120 App E
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