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
Everyone tenses up in anticipation as they hear the countdown, “three, two, one.” Then there’s an extremely loud BOOM and blinding light. READ MORE
May 2014
How many times has an owner or a customer asked your company to work on energized equipment? READ MORE
Powering trends

May 2014
Backup power is typically required for emergency and egress lighting. READ MORE
May 2014
The primary focus of the National Electrical Code (NEC) is safety, and it offers specific requirements for how to install wiring and help ensure the safety of both the contrac READ MORE
May 2014
A lot can happen in 30 years. Infants grow into adults, state-of-the-art computers become museum pieces and long-lived electric-utility business models can disintegrate. READ MORE


May 2014