May 2014: Safety

 

Everyone tenses up in anticipation as they hear the countdown, “three, two, one.” Then there’s...

Fatal Four


You are probably thinking this is yet another lecture about electrical safety. While focusing each...

After years of success in improving lineworker safety, the electrical industry’s work isn’t finished yet....

Deja vu?

Déjà vu is that feeling you get when you think you have...

The NEC requires an effective ground-fault current path for medium- and high-voltage services.

Part X of Article 250 in the National Electrical Code (NEC) provides the grounding requirements...

megger MIT1025 10-kV insulation tester

Much attention is devoted to safe work practices during electrical construction, maintenance and repair work,...

While some employers simply write their premium checks to cover the costs of workers’ compensation...

The good news
Integrated communications networks have evolved faster and more vigorously than the predictions...


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Estimating art 101

May 2014
Many of us bring our work home. One weekend, my young daughter was watching me do a takeoff; I was counting, measuring and highlighting the plans as I went. READ MORE
megger MIT1025 10-kV insulation tester
May 2014
Much attention is devoted to safe work practices during electrical construction, maintenance and repair work, and rightfully so. READ MORE
Incident energy labeling requirements

May 2014
Jim Dollard has an extensive background in codes and standards. If you have a query about the National Electrical Code (NEC), Jim will help you solve it. READ MORE
May 2014
During a recent training program on the National Electrical Code (NEC), a question arose about panelboards and whether they could be installed in a horizontal orientation rath READ MORE
May 2014
Optical local area networks (OLANs) have been the subject of these columns for several months, and before that I discussed networks. READ MORE

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