Electrical safety devices


By electrical safety equipment we mean any personal protective equipment, protective device or accessory with the main purpose to avoid injuring the workers in case of works in low, medium and high-voltage power networks where there are risks of electrical nature, the best known being the risk of electric shock. To prevent this electric-shock - which may in most cases cause the worker's death, various equipment has been developed to provide worker's protection by various methods from the temporary isolation of the live electrical equipment or installation, until the grounding of the installations from the working area through the earthing and short-circuiting devices.