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Electrical System Accident Prevention

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“I didn’t know it would break,” at least that was the eight-year-old’s explanation when she dropped and shattered her dad’s new smartphone.

Yes, accidents do happen, but could Dad have lessened the risks if he hadn’t left his phone within reach of his inquisitive daughter, or had a better case protecting it, or simply told his daughter that the phone was off limits until she was a little older?

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“If I had just put on my PPE.”

Donnie Johnson is an experienced electrician. He knew he should have put on his PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) before working on the electrical panel that day. But, he admits, he just didn’t want to take the extra minutes needed to gear up. Continue reading “If I had just put on my PPE.”

Two Men. Two Explosions. Same Day.

The story is horrific. Two men burned at the same facility, on the same day, but in two separate arc flash explosions. Continue reading Two Men. Two Explosions. Same Day.