Test & Measurement

The latest in electrical test equipment development, installation, and application


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The Three Arc-Flash Mitigation Levers

Nov. 9, 2023
Understanding how energy, time, and distance impact an arc flash event’s potential risk to electrical workers
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An Electrical Accident Waiting to Happen

May 10, 2023
Despite advancements in safety standards and compliance, fatalities/injuries continue to occur. Recognize the human factor involved with electrical work, and take preemptive action...
A second person in appropriate PPE and a fire extinguisher are good options to consider when developing an electrical task safety plan.

Arc Flash Hazards: Prevention vs. Protection

May 10, 2023
Why electrical professionals must consider potential hazards before the work starts to ensure safety
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Qualified electrical workers must understand the hazards presented by exposed energized parts and know how to protect themselves using safe electrical work practices.

What Makes a Qualified Electrical Worker

May 10, 2023
Who is qualified and who isn’t when it comes to electrical safety — and what training is required?
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How to Measure Hidden Electrical Cables

May 1, 2023
Case study demonstrates why this task doesn’t need to be tedious

Arc Flash Risk Management Considerations

Feb. 2, 2023
Key concepts every electrical professional must understand and put into practice to ensure a safe and reliable electrical operating environment.
Photo 1. A technician working on a Westinghouse low-voltage power circuit breaker.

Working Safely With Circuit Breakers

Jan. 12, 2023
Understanding the risks is essential for electrical workers.
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Electrician Working On Residential Panel

Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz — November 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022
Ways to check breakers other than working them hot
Photo 1. Direct access makes taking voltage, resistance, and temperature measurements on storage batteries easier.

Testing Storage Batteries Vs. Energy Storage Systems

Oct. 14, 2022
Understanding how and why testing for these two types of batteries differs so substantially