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  1. Can any employee operate/reset breakers/switch gear?

    Canadian Electrical Forum
    I am looking to see what other's thoughts are on employee's operating or resetting breakers or switch gear is. Currently I am a Maintenance Electrician at a production plant where the majority of the equipment is 600V. The current company policy is that only the Electrician is able to operate a...
  2. Nasty Arc-Flash in JAX two hurt

    General Electrical Discussion
    http://ecmweb.com/around-circuit/arc-flash-explosion-sends-two-hospital-florida?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ECMMostRecent+%28Electrical+Construction+%26+Maintenance%29
  3. What's the most dangerous profession?

    General Electrical Discussion
    When clients complain about what I charge I think about the education, experience, equipment, licenses, etc. it takes just to hang a shingle. More important however is the danger we face everyday. We can't see, smell, or taste what we work with everyday. If we feel our "product" it may well be...
  4. Phase to Ground Arc Flash Calculation Software v1.0 Beta release - Testers needed

    Workplace Safety
    Hello I invite you to become beta tester for new Phase to Ground Arc Flash Calculation Software. Feel free to download the PGAC v1.0 program ( beta ) from the page below: http://arcadvisor.blogspot.com/2009/12/phase-to-ground-arc-flash-software-v10.html The program features are: Estimate...
  5. New Arc Flash Containment Technology

    Workplace Safety
    Fairly interesting video about this arc flash containment technology: Besides the safety the retrofit capability is huge. Thoughts?
  6. Technical writer here to learn

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm a writer doing work for a local engineering software company, and some stuff I did for him has managed to get attention from some trade magazines. Two magazines expressed interest in perhaps some other contract work, and, well, frankly, I'd like to listen in to what engineers are...
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