Electrical Safety Program

Let’s Get Clear on Electrical Utility TPG – Part 2

Grounding for Protection of Employees Within the electric utility industry, once employers and employees have completed section (m) requirements in 1910.269 for properly deenergizing the electrical supply of transmission and…

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ESFi Chart of Workplace Electrical Fatalities

May is Electrical Safety Month! Were you aware the month of May is known for something other than flowers? While flowers can brighten our day, they are also present when…

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What is OSHA’s Position on Energized Work?

Understanding the Risks and the Consequences At times, I’m a little amazed at the lack of understanding displayed by electricians, engineers, supervisors, managers and even safety consultants about the risks…

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Is Electric Insulation Testing Hazardous? Part 2

What is an Iso-phase Bus? In Part 1, we covered some of the basics of electrical insulation testing and the hazards involved.  Now, in Part 2, we’ll share a recent…

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Is Electric Insulation Testing Hazardous? Part 1

Using a Megohmmeter Electrical insulation testing using a megohmmeter is a valuable tool to determine if the dielectric property of wires, cables, motor windings and other electrical equipment is adequate…

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