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ESH Manual Page: 9000: Electrical Safety
Rev. 01


1.0 Purpose

The South Dakota Science and Technology Authority (SDSTA) is committed to providing a safe work environment by managing the risks associated with working on or near sources of electrical energy. This standard will guide the safety of all users and workers at the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF).

The codes and standards referenced and adopted by SDSTA include:

  • NFPA 70, National Electric Code (NEC)  NFPA 70B, Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance
  • NFPA 70E, Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace  OSHA 29 CFR 1910.7, Definitions and requirements for a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL)
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.132, Personal Protective Equipment
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.137, Electrical protective devices
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart S (.301-.399), Electrical (General Industry)  OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart K (.400-.449), Electrical (Construction)
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.269, Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution  American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C2
  • South Dakota (SD) Electrical Commission, SD Codified Law Chapter 36-16 and Article 20:44
  • SOU-(3000-A)-209349 SURF Electrical Safety Manual


Download Standard as PDF

ESH-(9000-S)-73376 Electrical Safety Standard.pdf (436.6 KB)