Tools & Lighting / Electrical Equipment

  • Electrically powered equipment used in a confined space must be:
    • 32/50 volts or less, or
    • 115/220 volt with a ground fault interrupter (GFI) or Residual Current Device (RCD) that is located outside the confined space.
  • Lighting used in the confined space must be appropriate for the electrical classification and shall be encased in a high impact casing (polycarbonate or equivalent).
  • Air powered tools must not be powered by inert gas when used in a confined space. All air powered tools should be powered by plant or compressed air, (not breathing air)