Electrical Safety Overview

LLE Safety Zone

Electrical Safety Overview

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Electrical Safety at LLE involves

  • Shock hazard awareness and prevention
  • Fire hazard awareness and prevention
  • Explosion hazard awareness and prevention

LLE’s university research environment must safely accommodate

  • Complex equipment configurations
  • Numerous equipment (quantity and variety)
  • Experimental designs and temporary configurations
  • Personnel with sometimes limited experience or training
  • Laboratories hosting numerous individuals with independent schedules 24/7

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LLE personnel (students and staff) must be aware of risks inherent with the diverse and unique equipment environment at LLE—

and continuously work to minimize those risks both for themselves and their co-workers.