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'test for dead'

Spanish translation: comprobar que estén apagadas lineas eléctricas

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14:03 Dec 23, 2005
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems / safety norms at the mining site
English term or phrase: 'test for dead'
In a list of Safety Cardinal Rules the following expression appears:

Proper isolation and 'test for dead' is required at all times;

Does anyone know what it means?

Many thanks!
Susana Rosselli
Local time: 20:23
Spanish translation:comprobar que estén apagadas lineas eléctricas
Explanation:
comprobar que no estén áctivas antes de trabajar
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xxxjbruton
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Thanks for your help J.
I'm awarding 4 points to your answer.
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comprobar que estén apagadas lineas eléctricas


Explanation:
comprobar que no estén áctivas antes de trabajar

xxxjbruton
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks for your help J.
I'm awarding 4 points to your answer.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Gee! Thanks J.! I never thought it was referring to electricity. I thought 'isolation' to be referred to isolating a worker in case of sickness and 'test for dead' to find out the causes for his death. But of course you're right. Many thanks!


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