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Helping Keep Electricity Safe

- July 2, 2018 by Bruce Logan (View all posts by Bruce)
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Electrical hazards exist where there is need to provide power to equipment, lighting, etc. Electrical shocks can occur unexpectedly, at any time and often without notice. That’s why it’s often referred as the “silent killer.” Unlike a machine that may …  Read more …

Helping Keep Electricity Safe

- June 18, 2018 by Bruce Logan (View all posts by Bruce)
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Electrical hazards exist where there is need to provide power to equipment, lighting, etc. Electrical shocks can occur unexpectedly, at any time and often without notice. That’s why it’s often referred to as the “silent killer.” Unlike a machine that …  Read more …

Electrical Preventative Maintenance Programs

- April 19, 2018 by Diego Garcia (View all posts by Diego)
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Electrical Preventative Maintenance (EPM) programs are one of the most overlooked safety programs in the workplace. Perhaps this is because when it comes to electrical— “there are no moving parts so why would it need preventative maintenance like machinery”? Regardless …  Read more …

Choosing the Best Electrical Contractor

- April 6, 2018 by Diego Garcia (View all posts by Diego)
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Electricity is certainly the one utility a business cannot work without. So when it comes time to perform electrical work, how can an organization ensure they are finding the best qualified worker for the job? First, what is a qualified …  Read more …

Lockout Tagout – Group Lockout

- March 21, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Normally, we’d love our supervisors to take an active leadership role. However, when it comes to lockout- tagout, it is not advisable to let them take complete control. A few months ago, I was touring a manufacturing facility and decided …  Read more …

Qualified Electrical Worker – Do You Have Any?

- February 19, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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A few months ago, my colleague wrote a blog about using electrical multimeters. It got me thinking about qualified electrical workers. According to OSHA, employees must be trained as qualified electrical workers if they are potentially exposed to energized electrical …  Read more …