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If you come across a downed power line, always assume the line is live and dangerous. Power lines can energize the ground up to 35...
You do not have to touch a power line to be in danger. High-voltage electricity can jump to anyone who gets too close. Stay at...
As temperatures drop and winter storms blow through, make sure you are aware of your surroundings whenever venturing outside. Heavy winds, snowfall, and ice are...
Before starting any project, always look up to make sure you’re aware of any overhead power lines.  Whether you’re working on the roof, trimming trees,...
In the aftermath of a major storm, be aware of hazards presented by downed power lines. Downed power lines can carry an electric current strong enough...
Downed power lines can be deadly. ALWAYS assume a downed power line is live and avoid going near it or anything in contact with it....
Just how well do facility managers understand power surges and surge protective devices (SPDs), otherwise known as transient voltage surge suppressors (TVSSs)? According to a...
Overhead power lines cause 46% of electrically related deaths in the workplace. To avoid danger, always look up and be aware of overhead power lines....
Between 2011 and 2020, 39% of all electrically related workplace fatalities were caused by overhead power lines. In the majority of these cases, fatalities occurred...
Outlines the capabilities of power quality monitoring (PQM) devices with respect to surge protection. Provides end-users with information that can affect equipment’s protection when receiving...
Surges, or transients, are brief overvoltage spikes or disturbances of a power waveform that can damage, degrade, or destroy electronic equipment within any home, commercial building,...
40% of all electrical accidents on the job site are caused by overhead power lines Most of those incidents involve non-electrical workers When on the...