NESC® 2023: Safety Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply

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This course discusses the Rules for the installation and maintenance of overhead electric supply and communication lines located in Part 2 of the NESC® 2023, National Electrical Safety Code, 2023 edition. The focus will be on Sections 21 through 27, including basic inspection and grounding requirements, clearance requirements, structural requirements of overhead lines, and an overview of the mechanical and electrical requirements for insulators.

What you will learn:

  • Review Section 20, the purpose, scope, and applications of the Rules of Part 2 — Overhead Electrical and Communication lines
  • Review Sections 21-27 of Part 2 – Overhead Lines Rules

This course is part of the following course program:

NESC® 2023: National Electrical Safety Code

Courses included in this program:

Who should attend:  Principal, transmission & distribution engineer, senior engineer, electrical engineer, principal engineer, standards engineering manager, project manager, project engineer, field engineer, electrician/lineman, operations management, safety trainer, engineering and line design utility worker, design engineer, electricians working on electrical distribution systems


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Nelson Bingel

Nelson Bingel received a BSME degree from Purdue University and worked for 30 years at Osmose Utilities Services. Currently, he is the President of Nelson Research LLC. Nelson has been responsible for engineering and other technical aspects of wood, steel, concrete, and fiberglass utility poles and structures. His breadth of experience covers a wide range of activities such as inspection, maintenance, restoration, and repair along with mitigation of deterioration and corrosion. He has been granted three U.S. Patents for pole restoration systems. He has been active on the NESC for over 30 years and served as chairman of the Strength and Loading subcommittee until becoming Chairman of the NESC main committee in August 2016. He is also a member of the Executive Subcommittee. Additionally, he chairs the American Standards Committee O5, which develops the standards for new wood poles and crossarms. 

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Dr. Lawrence M. Slavin

Dr. Lawrence (Larry) M. Slavin, currently a Principal at Outside Plant Consulting Services, Incorporated, has had a long career in the telephone industry, including stints at AT&T/Lucent Bell Telephone Laboratories and Telcordia Technologies. Larry’s activities have included technical leadership in developing installation practices and "Generic Requirements" documents, introducing new construction methods, and performing analyses on a wide variety of technologies and products, including poles, ducts, wiring, cables, electronic equipment cabinets, flywheel energy storage systems, and turbine generators. Dr. Slavin serves on several NESC subcommittees, including SC4 (Clearances), SC5 (Strength & Loading), SC7 (Underground Lines), as well the Executive Subcommittee, Main Committee, and Interpretations Subcommittee.

Publication Year: 2022

ISBN: 978-1-7281-7806-6

NESC® 2023: Safety Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply
  • Course Provider: Educational Activities
  • Course Number: EDP666
  • Duration (Hours): 1
  • Credits: 0.1 CEU/ 1 PDH