Understanding Arc Flash Safety Compliance

December 28, 2009
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Understanding Arc Flash Safety Compliance Author: pankaj1 What is an Arc Flash? An arc flash occurs when short circuit current flows across a gap creating an arc and can be anything from minor embarrassing sparks to a deadly explosion. The Arc Flash is usually caused by accidental contact between energized conductors from events such...
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The Importance of an OSHA Safety Plan

December 21, 2009
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The Importance of an OSHA Safety Plan If you are wondering what an OSHA safety plan is, it refers to a written legal document that thoroughly describes the process to identify and assess hazards associated with the works about to take place. Furthermore, the plan should describe the control measures that are going to...
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Looking to add a Links page.

December 21, 2009
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I’m looking to add a links page. If you have a site that contains information or services that are related to the electrical field and you would like to be included, leave a comment. Please include a short description describing the contents of the site.
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Burns and other Injuries

December 19, 2009
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An OSHA e-tool that describes different types of injuries associated with electrical accidents. Includes information on electrical burns and shocks. Warning….includes photos that some people may find to be of a graphic nature. Check it out!
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Electrical Arc Flash Video

December 17, 2009
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This is just one of the hazards electricians have to face daily. It is stressed, that whenever possible, to do work on de-energized equipment. Even with proper PPE and FR rated clothing, a serious injury could result. New technology in fabrics and safety equipment are not a substitute for training and common sense. Safety...
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Incentives and Rebates For Solar Energy Systems For Homeowners

December 17, 2009
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Incentives and Rebates For Solar Energy Systems For Homeowners By Kriss Bergethon Uncle Sam is continuing to make it easier for homeowners to include solar energy as a viable, and affordable, means of powering their homes. Not to be outdone, the majority of states are also devising ways to encourage their residents to “switch...
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