Voltage Sticks

Technical Guidance Document #38

We understand that some service engineers claim to have been advised by trainers to use a voltage stick to “test for dead” as part of a “safe isolation procedure” (see ceda Guidance document No 37). In the opinion of the ceda Technical Support Group, this is not only bad practice but potentially dangerous.

Prepared August 2021

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Guidance Document No 38 - Voltage Sticks

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