IEC 60895:2020 is applicable to conductive clothing, worn during live working (especially bare-hand working) on AC and DC electrical installations, to provide electrical continuity between all parts of the clothing and a reduction of electric field inside the clothing.
This document is applicable to conductive clothing assembled from a conductive garment (jackets and trousers or coveralls forming a one-piece garment) and from conductive component parts (gloves, hoods or helmets, shoes or boots, overshoe socks and socks) in electrical systems with nominal voltage up to 1 000 kV AC and up to ±800 kV DC.
This document does not indicate values of protection from the effects of the electric arc, because any value indicated would not guarantee the necessary protection from the effects of electric arcs, or the operator would need to wear very heavy and rigid conductive clothing, which would not allow the execution of the work in safety.
The products designed and manufactured according to this document contribute to the safety of the users provided they are used by persons trained for the work, in accordance with the live working methods and the instructions for use.
This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition, published in 2002. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) increase of the use up to 1 000 kV AC and ±800 kV DC;
b) introduction of two classes of conductive clothing with different electrical requirements;
c) revision of the electrical requirements of conductive clothing;
d) definition of specific resistance values for each component part of the conductive clothing;
e) introduction of conductive helmet and conductive scarf as component parts of conductive clothing;
f) introduction of mechanical requirements and new tests for fabrics;
g) update of the cleaning test procedures;
h) revision of the efficiency test of the conductive clothing to improve the feasibility and repeatability;
i) preparation of the elements of classification of defects, and general application of IEC 61318:2007;
j) the normative Annex B for the classification of tests has been replaced by normative Annex C for the general type tests procedure, the normative Annex D for the classification of defects and the informative Annex E providing the justification for the classification of defects;
k) the normative Annex C on sampling procedure has been deleted (not applicable according to IEC 61318:2007);
l) modification of the recommended frequency of the periodic tests.

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IEC 60855-1:2016 is applicable to insulating foam-filled tubes and solid rods, of a circular cross-section, made of synthetic materials with reinforced fibreglass and intended to be used in the manufacture and construction of tools, devices and equipment for carrying out live working on electrical systems operating at voltages above 1 kV. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2009. This edition constitutes a technical revision.

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IEC 60743:2013 applies to the terminology used to describe tools, devices, equipment and methods used in live working. It standardizes the name of tools, devices and equipment and permits their identification by providing definitions and illustrations. It contains some example illustrations. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition, published in 2001, and its Amendment 1:2008.This edition constitutes a technical revision which includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: the clause 2 has been simplified and refers directly to IEC 60050-651; some definitions have been moved to specific existing clauses. This new edition is complementary to IEC 60050-651. Different publications under the responsibility of TC 78 include terms and its definitions. IEC 60050-651 (IEV 651) provides precise, brief and correct definitions of internationally accepted concepts in the field of live working, and specifies the terms by which these defined concepts are known. Electropedia gives access to the terms and definitions of IEC 60050-651 (http://www.electropedia.org/). Each product standard gives definitions necessary for the understanding of certain terms used in a specific context. The IEC Glossary (http://std.iec.ch/glossary) gives on-line access to the information.

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This International Standard is applicable to saddles, stick clamps and their accessories, used for live working.
The products designed and manufactured according to this standard contribute to the safety of the users provided they are used by skilled persons, in accordance with safe methods of work and the instructions for use.

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This part of IEC 60832 gives the essential requirements for insulating sticks for live working for use on a.c. electrical installations. Part 2 of IEC 60832 covers devices that can be attached onto and removed from the fitting of the insulating sticks. The products designed and manufactured according to this standard contribute to the safety of the users provided they are used by skilled persons, in accordance with safe methods of work and the instructions for use.

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This part of IEC 60832 gives the essential requirements for devices that can be attached onto and removed from the fitting of the insulating sticks for live working, for use on a.c. electrical installations. Part 1 of IEC 60832 covers insulating sticks. In this part of the standard, the term "device" is used for "attachable device", unless otherwise specified. Products designed and manufactured according to this standard contribute to the safety of the users provided they are used by skilled persons, in accordance with safe methods of work and the instructions for use.

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This European Standard specifies the requirements of electrical safety devices, which are used to avoid potential ignition sources of equipment in explosive atmospheres. This also includes safety devices, which are operated outside areas with explosive atmospheres, to guarantee the safe function of equipment with respect to explosion hazards. NOTE 1 This European Standard can also be used to design and assess safety devices for protective systems. Electrical equipment, which is intended for use in explosive atmospheres, may rely on the correct operation of safety devices which for example maintain certain characteristics of the equipment within acceptable limits. Examples of such safety devices are motor protection devices (to limit temperature rise during stall conditions) and controlling devices for pressurisation protection. By means of control or monitoring devices, sources of ignition can be avoided. Therefore these devices shall execute the appropriate measures in the appropriate reaction time, for example the initiation of an alarm or an automatic shut down. NOTE 2 Some potential ignition sources might not be controllable by safety devices, e.g. electrostatic discharges, ignition sparks caused by mechanical impact. Also some protection measures might not be controllable by safety devices, e.g. flameproof enclosures. Safety devices, whose safety function can not adequately be specified under the existing EN 60079 or EN 61241 series of standards, shall additionally be designed according to the requirements of this standard. Generally for complex safety devices appropriate design requirements are not provided in the existing types of protection (see 3.13 for the definition of a complex device). NOTE 3 In general the levels of safety required by this standard are considered to be equivalent to those provided by conformity to EN 60079-0 or EN 61241-0. No increase or decrease of safety is intended or required. Similarly neither increase nor decrease of safety with respect to EN 61508 series is intended. Safety devices can be classified in 2 types: a) devices, which are included as component in the equipment under control (see 3.8). The combined apparatus is considered as equipment. EXAMPLES - thermal switch or thermistor to avoid overheating, - temperature monitoring devices to control the surface temperature. b) devices, which are installed separately from the equipment under control and considered as associated apparatus exclusively for a specific type of protection or specific equipment under control. The combined apparatus is considered as a system. EXAMPLES - external control devices or safety related parts of a control system for type of protection pressurisation, - overload protective device for electric motors of type of protection Ex e ‘Increased Safety’, - control devices for battery charging equipment (protection against overcharging or deep discharging), - level detectors for the control of submersible pumps. Exclusions from this standard: Safety devices, where the safety function is adequately covered in the existing standards of EN 60079 and EN 61241 series do not need any additional assessment according to this standard. EXAMPLES Intrinsically safe associated apparatus, fuses, electromechanical overload protection, simple thermal protection devices (e.g. thermal fuses, thermal switches). The standard does not include devices or systems to prevent the occurrence of explosive atmospheres, e.g. inerting systems, ventilation in workplaces and containers/vessels. Gas detectors, which are covered under EN 61779 series, EN 50271 or EN 50402 are also excluded from the scope of this standard. This standard does not deal with protection by control of ignition source ‘b’ for non-electrical equipment as defined in EN 13463-6.

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This International Standard is applicable to portable equipment, with or without matching connection points, for temporary earthing or earthing and short-circuiting of electrically isolated or de-energized a.c. and d.c. installations, distribution and transmission networks, whether they are overhead or underground or of low or high voltage. This standard covers equipment comprising an earthing or a short-circuiting or an earthing and short-circuiting device and insulating component. An example is given in Figure 1a and Figure 1b. It also covers: - earthing or short-circuiting or earthing and short-circuiting devices intended to be installed with insulating means. An example of an earthing device is given in Figure 1c; - separate components, such as conductive extension (see Figure 1b) or clamp or cable with end fittings. The performance of equipment, devices and components covered by this standard is based on electro-dynamic and electro-thermal effects acting during short-circuit. The withstand capability of the devices and equipment is expressed by their rated values of current, time and peak factor. No rated voltage is given, but the geometrical dimensions of the equipment are also linked to the voltage of the installation. Examples of connection diagrams of earthing and short-circuiting devices are given in Figures 2 and 3. Associated usual lengths of cables are given in Table 1. Not covered in this standard are: - insulating means, such as insulating sticks, telescopic sticks, insulating handles, insulating gloves, aerial devices with insulating booms, insulating ropes to be used to install the earthing and short-circuiting device; - insulating components, except for basic safety requirements for the insulating element; - devices meant only for the draining of induced currents; - relevant working procedures for using portable equipment for earthing or earthing and short-circuiting.

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IEC 60895:2020 is applicable to conductive clothing, worn during live working (especially bare-hand working) on AC and DC electrical installations, to provide electrical continuity between all parts of the clothing and a reduction of electric field inside the clothing. This document is applicable to conductive clothing assembled from a conductive garment (jackets and trousers or coveralls forming a one-piece garment) and from conductive component parts (gloves, hoods or helmets, shoes or boots, overshoe socks and socks) in electrical systems with nominal voltage up to 1 000 kV AC and up to ±800 kV DC. This document does not indicate values of protection from the effects of the electric arc, because any value indicated would not guarantee the necessary protection from the effects of electric arcs, or the operator would need to wear very heavy and rigid conductive clothing, which would not allow the execution of the work in safety. The products designed and manufactured according to this document contribute to the safety of the users provided they are used by persons trained for the work, in accordance with the live working methods and the instructions for use. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition, published in 2002. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: a) increase of the use up to 1 000 kV AC and ±800 kV DC; b) introduction of two classes of conductive clothing with different electrical requirements; c) revision of the electrical requirements of conductive clothing; d) definition of specific resistance values for each component part of the conductive clothing; e) introduction of conductive helmet and conductive scarf as component parts of conductive clothing; f) introduction of mechanical requirements and new tests for fabrics; g) update of the cleaning test procedures; h) revision of the efficiency test of the conductive clothing to improve the feasibility and repeatability; i) preparation of the elements of classification of defects, and general application of IEC 61318:2007; j) the normative Annex B for the classification of tests has been replaced by normative Annex C for the general type tests procedure, the normative Annex D for the classification of defects and the informative Annex E providing the justification for the classification of defects; k) the normative Annex C on sampling procedure has been deleted (not applicable according to IEC 61318:2007); l) modification of the recommended frequency of the periodic tests.

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Applies to saddles and pole clamps (stick clamps) used for live working, and to their accessories.

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Applies to portable equipment, with or without matching fixed connection points, for temporary earthing or earthing and short-circuiting of electrically isolated a.c. transmission and distribution systems, including railway systems, for the protection of workers. Provides recommendations for manufacture, selection, use and maintenance of this equipment.

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Superseded by EN 61230:2008

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Supersedes HD 542 S1

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