Category: Safety Tips


Safety Tips For Gas Handling

    The power of gas is not to be underestimated! Certain gases, such as SF6, are renowned in the industry to be incredibly beneficial for electrical equipment due to their ability to push the maximum electric field without breaking down. With great power, however, comes a great potential for safety hazards and legitimate injuries  … Read more

3 Reasons To Hire An Oil And Gas Consultant

    The average American typically knows one thing about the energy and gas industries: they’re quick to recognize when the prices at the pump rise. Beyond the surface, however, there’s an abundance of complex moving pieces and a flood of changes that affect oil and gas companies around the world. The energy sphere, in  … Read more

What Is a Power Surge?

    Today’s world is extremely reliant on electrically powered devices, so when a power surge strikes, it can become a major hassle. Not only can a power surge damage your electronics, but it could also be potentially dangerous. Surge protection is a sound investment that will protect your electronic equipment as well as you.  … Read more

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