In the General Industry Standard, OSHA does not go into great depth about who is qualified to work on or near energized electrical equipment.

According to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.399, a “Qualified Person” is defined as “one who has received training in and has demonstrated skills and knowledge in the construction and operation of electric equipment and installations and the hazards involved.” So how does the employer determine and record who is a “Qualified Person”?

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