When the project is finished, the installer should present the project manager a book or flash drive of test results along with a summary in the documentation package on the cable plant. The manager must review the data and decide if the installation was done properly. Do you know how to analyze the data and make that decision?
The beginning of the year is always a good time to brush up on your safety knowledge. If you miss an answer, take the time to refresh what you know before the year gets started. Here’s hoping you have an injury-free 2020. Answers are on page 95.
How well do you know the installation and testing requirements for duct smoke detectors? This quiz is based on the 2019 NFPA 72, 2018 NFPA 90A and 2018 International Building Code (IBC).
National Electrical Code
As indicated in Section 90.3, chapters 1 through 4 apply generally but can be modified or amended by the provisions in chapters 1 through 7. This Code quiz challenges readers with questions related to various special occupancies.
Safer, more comfortable tools that help workers be more productive are introduced regularly. While ergonomics may not be included in final OSHA rules, ergonomically designed tools limit stress on the body and help prevent acute and chronic injuries. Test your knowledge about the safety features of your tools?
The responsibility for the success or failure of any project ultimately lies with the project manager. The project manager depends on their supervisors and workers to do the work correctly, but how do they know it’s done right, if they don’t understand the technology and processes?
National Electrical Code
Chapter 3 of the National Electrical Code provides rules related to wiring methods and materials, specifically the electrical wiring of branch circuits and feeders installed in premises wiring systems. Article 300 provides the general requirements while the other articles contain rules specifically related to wiring methods. How well do you know Chapter 3?
This quiz is based on the requirements of NFPA 72, 2019 edition.
Two recent emphasis programs that OSHA has initiated are Trench Safety and Fall Protection. These are enforcement strategies designed and implemented at the regional and area office levels. With the recent increase in excavation and fall incidents around the country, let’s review a few important requirements.
Data centers and wireless networks are two of the largest and fastest growing fiber optic applications. Both are rapidly evolving to meet customer needs. What’s your knowledge of today’s data centers? Answers are on page 103. To take the quiz electronically, visit ecmag.com.