May 2011: Safety

 

As the aftermath of Japan’s March 11 earthquake and tsunami unfolded, many became mesmerized by phot

The 2012 NFPA 70E, The Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, is nearing completion.

Many electrical designs incorporate parallel arrangements.

Surviving any situation depends on knowing what to expect and being prepared to manage it.


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May 2011
You look at the arc flash warning label and scratch your head. “Danger! No PPE Category Found.” No personal protective equipment (PPE) category? Now what? READ MORE
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Senior executives at National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) member companies reported that, on balance, business conditions facing their firms improved for a fi READ MORE
May 2011
The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) works throughout the year to promote electrical safety at home and in the workplace but is most well-known for spearheadi READ MORE
May 2011
Last month, I covered several requirements for small-wind (turbine) electric systems in the new Article 694 of the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC). READ MORE
May 2011
I’m not a huge fan of estimating water treatment plants (WTPs). On one hand, they are typically refined, well-engineered and highly detailed. READ MORE

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