Category: Safety Tips


Spring Cleaning for Your Electrical Power Facility

As we shrug off the chilly winter weather, it’s time to make way for a new season, filled with warmth and sunny days. Now that spring is officially here, it’s a great time to tackle your facility’s maintenance spring cleaning checklist as well as taking the time to clean up your electrical safety program. Oftentimes,  … Read more

What Causes Electrical Transformers to Fail?

A transformer is an electrical device that consists of two or more coils that transfers electrical energy from one electrical circuit to another. They are used to boost voltage levels to transfer energy long distances and then lower voltage levels to decrease line losses during transmission. While power transformers often require less care compared to  … Read more

How To Safely Handle SF6 Gases

When it comes to handling gas, safety should always be your top priority. Sulfur hexafluoride, or SF6, is a colorless, odorless, non-flammable, extremely potent greenhouse gas and is an excellent electrical insulator. Although it is not a toxic gas, exposure to pure SF6 gas can cause suffocation, eye irritation, skin rashes and chemical burns. North  … Read more