You complete the steps required by NFPA 70E to assess and mitigate the risk involved in your task. You’re decked out in the required personal protective equipment (PPE), and have made sure your test leads are in good condition (you were a tad suspicious after looking them over, so replaced them). You’re about to perform the test. What can go wrong?
At this point in the task, safety articles traditionally discussed why you connect your leads one at a time. Most of those art