Electrical safety

ARTICLES

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Safe use of extension cords

Extension cords can be found in many types of workplaces, from offices and warehouses to retail stores and construction jobsites. Unfortunately, they’re often commonly misused.
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Control hazardous energy: 6 steps

Simply put, “lockout/tagout is a safety procedure used to make sure equipment and machines are properly shut off and not able to start during maintenance or repair work,” the Texas Department of Insurance says. “This is known as controlling hazardous energy.”
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IRISS

Risk Reduction: Arc Flash & Electrocution

White paper from IRISS
Electrical incidents happen daily, putting lives and operational continuity at risk. However, there are ways companies can reduce the occurrence of these incidents and protect everyone concerned from the physical, financial, and statutory consequences.
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Stay safe when using portable generators

Portable generators can be found in many workplaces. Among the risks users face, according to OSHA, are shocks and electrocution from improper use of power or unintentionally energizing other electrical systems, and fires from improperly refueling the generator or not storing fuel correctly.
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WEBINARS

Webinar

Low Voltage Arc Flash and Electrical Shock Safety for High Voltage Qualified Persons

10/20/22 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CST

This webinar will explore two serious incidents to illustrate the discrepancy that often occurs when high-voltage qualified workers manage low-voltage as compared to their work with high-voltage. Experts will explain some similarities and differences between these two voltage systems, as well as the standards that apply to each. Register now.

Bulwark FR /e-Hazard
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