The average consumer does not understand the potential dangers related to electricity and pools, so they rely on you, the electrical professional, to do it right. There have been 98 verifiable water deaths from electricity since 1986, but that is likely just the tip of a very large iceberg. A small amount of current can cause muscular paralysis and drowning.
We have put together a basic checklist for electrical safety-related to pools. This list is not exhaustive. We will focus our attention on three important areas: grounding and equipotential bonding, GFCI protection, and corrosive environments.
Elevators have become an essential feature of most multistory buildings and are no longer limited only to tall buildings. Elevators provide an accessible and easy means of egress for employees and customers. In certain types of buildings elevators are required by the model building codes or Federal law
May is designated as Electrical Safety Month and many organizations and employers take advantage of the focus on electrical safety to emphasize the importance of following safe working practices when working around energized equipment. The month of May is fast passing and the Memorial Day holiday is approaching, but we […]