Burning Questions
Ken Sellars

How Can I Get Arc Flash Certification?

Sorry, you can’t. There is no such thing as arc flash certification. We sometimes get questions from  electrical contractors who have been told that their company must be arc-flash certified.…

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Announcements
Ken Sellars

Eaton and Square D Safety Switch Recalls

Two different brands of safety switches, Eaton and Square D, have been recalled. Eaton Heavy Duty 30A and 60A Safety Switches. The safety switch can potentially supply power when the…

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Training
Ken Sellars

Equipotential Grounding: Let’s Review

First Things First: What is High Voltage? When we examine industrial on-site electrical distribution systems, we immediately notice that a large majority of these sites distribute power throughout the facility…

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Announcements
Ken Sellars

Current Statistics on Electrical Injuries and Fatalities

ESFI Findings on Electrical Injury and Fatality Statistics Last month, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) detailed the 2016 numbers involving electrical injuries and fatalities. This organization uses the reports…

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Electrical Incidents
Ken Sellars

Ontario Worker Electrocuted; Two Companies Fined

An Ontario worker was electrocuted November 2015 in an accident involving overhead power lines. The two companies involved have been convicted and fined. PGC Services of Gormley, Ontario, and K-Line Maintenance…

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