How to Reducing Electrical Hazards
- August 14, 2016
- Posted by: techtrik
- Category: electrical, hazards, Safety
When safety becomes one of the design criteria for a project, it’s a much more economical approach for that customer or company.
Portable generators, power lines, and extension cord are all covered in OSHA’s fact sheets about electrical safety for workers. Equipment upgrades are done to for a variety of reasons as companies seek greater efficiency. ‘It depends on how forward looking the customer is, how they look at their system,” he said . some companies will run their equipment to failure and then replace something after it fails, while others try to anticipate failures and update before a piece of equipment goes critical, he explained.
Evaluating Are Flash Hazards
Parsons’ end of things is the engineering analysis. He said a recent project was conducting an arc flash hazard analysis for a large power generating station