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What is the Standard Lock Out Tag Out Procedure?

Anyone working with machinery such as in the agricultural- or construction industry are in danger if they don’t know how to use their machinery properly. Thousands of injuries and deaths happen on the job each year because people didn’t know how to conduct themselves around compressors, harvesters, threshing machines, sprayers, concrete mixers, welding equipment and […]

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The Purpose of Earthing Electrical Equipment

Every day we use all types of electrical equipment in the home or workplace. We assume that they are safe to use because they are earthed. Despite this, not everyone has a clear idea what it means when something is earthed. With no clear idea, it does lead to the question of what is the […]

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Why is Electrical Power Quality Important?

In any construction or home improvement project, business, office or personal home, it is vitally important to have good power quality, both for purposes of safety and efficiency. In this article we will explain what is meant by the term electrical power quality, we will explain the problems and hassles that having poor power quality […]

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What is an Electrical Arc Flash?

An electrical arc flash is an unplanned and ongoing explosive discharge of electrical energy which flash erupts in an arc formation. An arc flash event is a serious risk to anyone working with or around live electricity. As well as being able to cause death or life-changing injury, arc flashes are extremely damaging to electrical […]

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What is Portable Appliance Testing?

Portable appliance testing, commonly known as PAT refers to the evaluation of portable electrical appliances for electrical faults. Movable and portable appliances are numerous such as; vacuum cleaners, PC projectors, toasters, food mixers, portable heaters, some electrical cookers, handheld hair dryers, fridges, vending machines, and desktop computers among others. Testing of appliances is sometimes visual, […]

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What are Insulation Testers Used For?

Insulation testers are tools used in testing the condition of electrical insulation in various components. The kind of tester in use will depend on the type of testing and the equipment undergoing evaluation. It will also matter why the testing is being conducted. As electrical current travels through a circuit, some of it gets out […]

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10 Reasons to Choose a Wireless Alarm for your Home

With Wired Alarms being a bit complex to install without professional help from companies like Alert Watch CCTV, we thought we’d run down the Top 10 reasons why a Wireless Alarm system may just be the right choice for you home, garage or place of work. No Wires Let’s start with the obvious – a […]

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What Should I do if an Appliance Fails a Pat Test?

By law, appliances and electrical systems need to be kept in a well maintained, safe condition ready for use. Whilst PAT testing your equipment is not compulsory within the laws and regulations, it is the most effective means of testing and maintaining electrical appliances. This is done in two stages; an initial visual check of […]

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Ethical SEO Is There Such an SEO Business?

I have been reading Business Ethics in Action by Domenec Mele and I wonder if there can be such a thing as an ethical business. By its very nature, a business exists to make a profit.  The main aim of any Plc. is profit – if it is not the shareholders would be in revolt; […]

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