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Safe Work Practices for Digital Multimeters

Why a DMM should be treated with the same care and respect as any other piece of safety equipment

In recent years, the electrical industry has seen positive trends toward proper electrical safe work practices and utilization of personal protective equipment (PPE). However, one very routine task that is consistently found to be improperly understood is the selection and use of digital multimeters (DMMs). There continues to be injuries and fatalities caused by a lack of understanding how to select and properly use these devices. The most effective tool in a positive safety culture is

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