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Why Safety Shortcuts Are Never a Good Idea

Don’t let pressure from a client persuade you to make bad safety decisions under pressure.

You work for an electrical services firm, and your crew is doing some switchgear-related jobs during a maintenance shutdown. Due to a mistake by one of your crew, your work is now behind schedule. You'll need another 90 minutes before you'll be ready to remove your lockout/tagout, but the outage window is supposed to close in one hour. All of the work must be completed, so skipping something to make up the lost time isn't an option.

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