Safe Isolation Procedure for Electrical Isolations
What is electrical isolation? Its regulations and standards. Electrical isolation procedure. Common hazards and risks associated with electrical isolation procedures and more in our blog.
How to Label Your Electrical Equipment
In order to create a single line diagram, all equipment must be accurately labeled with correct IDs and information about where it is being fed from and where it is feeding to.
Industrial Electricity: Basics You and Your Employees Should Know
It's essential to have a basic understanding of industrial electricity if you work in an industry where electrical equipment is involved. This article covers the basics of industrial electricity and its importance in keeping you and your employees safe.
Electrical Safety Gloves: Rating and Classification
Ever wonder about electrical safety gloves and if they are needed for electrical work? How do they mitigate Arc flash hazards? Why are they important in a PPE setup? Then this blog might be of interest to you!
Electrical Safety in Wind Turbines
Potential arc flashes in WECS are potentially life-threatening issues which required detailed analysis and physical protection to be accounted for.
How to Prevent, Predict, and Control an Industrial Electrical Fire
Has your facility ever had an electrical fire? Did you ever have trouble getting it under control? Are you wondering why it started or how to prevent it from happening again? Do you need help putting a plan in place in case it happens again? If you answered yes to any of these, then this article is for you!
The Ultimate Guide to Electrical Safety Programs (2023)
In this ultimate guide to electrical safety programs, I’m going to go over everything you need to do to create, implement and manage your very own electrical safety program.
Arc Flash and Due Diligence: Bill C45
If you are a manager, superintendent, supervisor or foreman you most likely know this, but let's have a quick review of the highlights….and think of them from an electrical worker perspective engaged in many various aspects of the very diversified electrical trade/discipline in your plant or facility.
What Is Electrical Safety Consulting All About Anyway?
When people ask me the age-old question, "So what do you do?", I often wonder what my answer of "Electrical safety consulting" means to them. I wonder if they picture me explaining to someone the dangers of phishing a burnt bagel out of a toaster with a fork, or straightening their hair while sitting in the bath. Sometimes I'll add the word industrial which should at least shift the thought of the toaster to the lunch room at work. But in all seriousness, I wanted to write this article to make sure those who do have a need for electrical safety consulting can have an appreciation for what it's all about.
Elements of an Energized Electrical Work Permit
Last week we discussed why and when you would need to use an energized work permit. Ok. So now that you’ve come to this point and decided you do in fact need an energized work permit how do you do one? And what are the key element of the permit? This is what we are going to discuss today. There are really three main sections that the permit should have, the request, the job analysis, and the approvals. Let’s go through each one in more detail.