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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May 2014
To improve reliability of electric transmission lines, more utilities are taking to the sky with helicopter patrols to conduct low altitude inspections.
May 2014
Every month, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR readers send in their tips and ideas that can't be found in any code or guidebook, and are only learned or devised through years of experien READ MORE
May 2014
Safety gets the spotlight this month, but that doesn’t mean it will be forgotten the rest of the year. A topic as important as safety commands continuous attention.
May 2014
The 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) introduced changes that required ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection to be readily accessible, and the 2014 NEC presents READ MORE


May 2014