Archive | 2011


7:00 pm
October 11, 2011
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Electrical-Safety Sense: The Benefits Of PESDs

Permanent electrical safety devices (PESDs) have had a marked impact on electrical safety practices. Because they are mounted on the outside of the electrical enclosure, these devices directly affect Lock-out Tag-out (LOTO) procedures. Let’s review them with regard to Article 120.1 of the NFPA 70E.


5:59 pm
October 11, 2011
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Equipment Criticality: Assessment For Reliability

Equipment criticality assessment is a key process in the development of any maintenance and reliability process. It provides the basis for determining the value and impact that specific equipment has on the manufacturing or production process, as well as the level of attention that equipment requires in terms of maintenance strategy and tactics.