How close to the exposed conductor may I approach?
What personal protective equipment (PPE) must I wear when working on this circuit?
The answers to these types of questions start by calculating what are generally called "approach distances." An "approach distance" is how close a worker may approach an energized conductor without wearing any sort of extraordinary PPE. This new, revised bulletin explains the way(s) that NFPA 70E provides for calculating these important safety measurements.
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