The 2020 edition of the NEC addresses many of the electric shock hazard concerns addressed by the 2017 edition and subsequent Tentative Interim Amendments (TIA)s concerning electric-shock drowning (ESD).
When power lines are down, residents can restore energy to their homes or other structures by using another power source such as a portable generator. There are several precautions to follow, however, to prevent electrical disaster. Here are a few quick tips.
A stray current is a flow of electric current through unintended conductors such as building structures, electrical grounding or bonding conductors, or other equipment due to electrical supply system imbalances or improper equipment hookup.
Electricians in New York City are confronted daily with a specific set of hazards, namely exposure to live conductors and energized parts. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
In addition to home safety, electrical inspectors and other industry professionals can also work to promote workplace safety both at work and out in the field to keep their businesses healthy and safe.