Active Standard

IEEE 516-2021

IEEE Guide for Maintenance Methods on Energized Power Lines

General recommendations for performing maintenance work on energized power lines are provided. Technical explanations as required to cover certain laboratory testing of tools and equipment, in-service inspection, field maintenance and care of tools and equipment, and work methods for the maintenance of energized lines and for persons working in the vicinity of energized lines are included.

Sponsor Committee
PE/T&D - Transmission and Distribution
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Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2014-03-27
Superseding
516-2009
Board Approval
2021-09-23
History
Published:
2022-01-13

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Power and Energy Society
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Sponsor Committee
PE/T&D - Transmission and Distribution
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Working Group
ESMOL-516_WG - Live Line Guide Working Group
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IEEE Program Manager
Michael Kipness
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Working Group Chair
Kristine Buchholz
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516-2009

IEEE Guide for Maintenance Methods on Energized Power Lines

This guide provides the general recommendations for performing maintenance work on energized power lines. It is not intended to include all of the proven practical methods and procedures, however, these selected comprehensive recommendations are based on sound engineering principles, engineering safety considerations, and field experience by many utilities. Included are technical explanations as required to cover certain laboratory testing of tools and equipment, in-service inspection, maintenance and care of tools and equipment, and work methods of the maintenance of energized lines for persons working in vicinity of power lines.

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