Electrical Hazard and Risk Analysis

Electrical Hazard and Risk Analysis

Identifying, assessing, and planning for safe work on critical energized circuits.

What does risk really mean when working with electrical systems, and how do electrical workers decide what elements go into a risk assessment? As qualified electrical workers, we seem to identify hazards pretty well, but the concept of risk is pretty vague. Actually, everyone assesses risk all the time — whether you’re playing sports or even just crossing the street, you have to weigh the chances of something unsafe actually unfolding. So what are the factors that go into risk analysis?

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