Comparison of Personnel Protection Methods Used on Mobile Electrical Equipment

CIM Bulletin, 1966

E. W. O'Brien Chief Electrical Engineer, Asbestos Corporation •Limited, Thetford Mines, Que.

Personnel protection involves effective grounding and positive clearance of faults. This paper deals, in a general sense, with various schemes to achieve fool-proof personnel protection and reduce, to a minimum, the effects of human error and equipment failure.
Keywords: Cables, circuit breaker, conductor, electric shock, resistor, shovel, Fault, Faults, Personnel, Protection, Resistance, shovel, Shovels, Systems