What You Need to Know: De-Energized Maintenance

WYNTK DeEnergized Testing Preview

July 18, 2014 | Posted in Electrical Safety News, PowerHawke News | By

We unveiled the next piece in our What You Need to Know Informational Series earlier this week. Our next three pieces will focus on De-Energized Maintenance — What is it? Why should you do it? What tests do you need

De-Energized Electrical Testing

October 24, 2013 | Posted in Electrical Safety News | By

NFPA 70B “Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance” sets out the type and frequency of de-energized electrical testing (DET) for components in your electrical distribution system.  NFPA 70E “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace” points out that proper maintenance

6 Strategies for Arc Flash Mitigation

February 15, 2013 | Posted in Electrical Safety News | By

An arc flash is a dangerous condition associated with the release of energy caused by an electric arc.    During an arc flash, uncontrolled current flows through the air when either a phase-to-ground or phase-to-phase short circuit occurs.  Arc flash incidents