May 2017: Health and Safety

 

Something has shifted in safety attitudes and practices. It’s more than meeting Occupational Safety and...

Healthy buildings may be the breath of fresh air in the world of sustainable design....

Around 2,500 years ago, the Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited with the saying, “The only...

Sanford Heart Hospital

Electrical contractors working in healthcare facilities must adhere to rigorous safety protocols, the National Electrical...

The term “safe” is defined as a state that is secure from the liability to...

The JATC of Greater Boston’s training room is stocked with essential PPE.

The Electrical trade is one of the most dangerous to work in. Electricians face the...


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| May 2017
Having adequate working space around electrical equipment is essential. Article 110 in the National Electrical Code (NEC) contains requirements for this access.

| May 2017
We get so used to the term “substantial completion” that we may be surprised at what an odd concept it is (meaning “not quite done”) and why it is often litigated.


| May 2017
Reviewing data files from power quality (PQ) monitors to find evidence pointing to the cause of a customer’s problems may sound simple enough for someone who has worked in the

Sanford Heart Hospital,  Sanford Heart Hospital cardiovascular operating room, A patient room “headwall” requires a large amount of electrical work., Mayo Clinic’s Richard O. Jacobson Building, The magnetic shielding enclosure for an MRI room at the  Sanford Vermillion Clinic required an unusual wiring  method within wood framing.
| May 2017
Electrical contractors working in healthcare facilities must adhere to rigorous safety protocols, the National Electrical Code and cleanliness standards often tougher than tho

| May 2017
Many contractors work on building tenant fit-outs or reconfigurations of existing spaces where an existing fire alarm system requires updating.

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