Six safety steps to become a safeaholic electrician:
Step 1 – Check, check and check
Step 2 – Open disconnect devices
Step 3 – Visual verify
Step 4 – LOTO
Step 5 – Make sure it is de-energized
Step 6 – Check unthinkable and ground!
It is important to note that a safe work condition does not exist until all 6 steps are complete. During the process of creating the electrically safe work condition, the appropriate PPE must also be utilized.