Category: Maintenance
Maintenance
by , on November 22, 2017
Many people think of a refinery as a potential place for a flash fire, and many would have thought this hazard had been “engineered out” at this location. Here is how things happen. Most of the engineering out of the hazard is for operations, but maintenance can often bypass, or render ineffective, the safety engineering....
by , on May 30, 2017
When it comes to electrical installations, perhaps one of the most violated sections of the National Electrical Code has been and continues to be proper torquing of electrical connections. In training across the United States, and even abroad, I have found that this failure to follow manufacturer’s torque specifications has proven to be the source...
by , on May 31, 2016
Electrical cords and extension cords are common everywhere. From homes to the workplace, they are one of the most commonly used and most likely abused tool that we have. Often utilized for simple things like plugging in the space heater at work or stringing decorative lights during holidays, the easiest option for consumers is to go online...
by , on November 9, 2015
rubber insulated gloves
Rubber insulating glove testing is a required regimen at any plant that has employees who work on or around electrical equipment. The e-Hazard Low Voltage Training class usually spends quite a bit of time on the proper use and care of rubber gloves. The reason for this is that a worker’s hands are the first...