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Making Startup Testing Safe, Part 4

Avoiding these errors can help increase the safety of your startup testing program.

Do you make these errors when using high-potential (hi-pot) testers or insulation resistance testers?

• Using without isolating first. The hi-pot injects a high voltage into cabling. Normally, you isolate a circuit to protect yourself from the premises source. In this case, you isolate the circuit to protect others (and connected equipment) from your portable source.

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