Fault on Feeder M1A: Guidance from NFPA 70E — Part 3

Ron Widup, Shermco Industries Columns, NFPA 70E and NETA, Spring 2022 Columns

This is the last in a three-part series of articles as we navigate a 15 kV feeder fault and the subsequent repairs. We have discussed how NFPA 70E is an important tool for the electrical worker to use in the field as they troubleshoot, repair, and restore electrical equipment after a significant fault event, all with an eye on getting the …

Fault On Feeder M1A: Planning Recovery Using NFPA 70E

Ron Widup, Shermco Industries NFPA 70E and NETA, Columns, Winter 2021 Columns

Previously, we discussed a 15 kV feeder fault at a manufacturing plant and how NFPA 70E is an important tool for the electrical worker to use in the field as they troubleshoot, repair, and restore the equipment to get the facility up and running. To recap, here’s what happened: The main circuit breaker in one of the plant’s three medium-voltage substations …

Electrical Service Work and Worker Fatigue: Take Care of Yourself!

Ron Widup, Shermco Industries Columns, Fall 2019 Columns, Safety Corner

Chances are you are in an electrical career you love: Testing, maintaining, installing, commissioning, designing, rebuilding, engineering, improving…and generally making electrical power systems safer and better. But are you doing so with a focus on managing the possible onset of acute or chronic fatigue? We live in a busy world — do more with less; be efficient in your tasks; …