Category: Electrical Safety

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Why Preserving the Environment When Working With Transmission Lines is Key

Safety is one of the most important considerations for electrical contractors, but line contractors are now also focusing on preserving the soil, ecosystems, and the environment in general, whether they are working on private or public land.

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How Electrical Services Are Evolving with BIM & Spatial Coordination

The idea of spatial coordination is most prevalent in the construction industry and so it applies to electrical services provided throughout construction as well.

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Diagnosing the Causes of Sparking In Outlets and How to Best Address It

If you are seeing bright blue, yellow, or white sparks from your electrical sockets, you should call experts immediately. Skyline Electric’s electrical contractors can help you diagnose and repair any electrical system…

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The National Electrical Code (NEC) Compliance Process For Large Scale Projects

The National Electrical Code is particularly important as NEC compliance isn’t just for the sake of governance but also ensures safety for all parties involved. It also encompasses conserving energy and ensuring the electrical systems are efficient.

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Dead Electrical Outlets: Their Causes & Impacts On Industrial Settings

A look at some of the most common causes of dead outlets in an industrial setting and why electrical contractors should service or repair them.

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How to Protect Your Diesel Generator and Electrical Systems

Industrial generators are nothing short of mini powerplants that run on diesel. They are an integral part of the production line, and keeping them running smoothly is a necessity.

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Understanding Why Your Factory Lights May Be Burning Out Too Quickly

Frequent bulb burnouts can indicate a fire hazard brewing in your factory and can be a sign of poor connections, electric surges, transformer issues, or more.

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The Corona Effect: How Does it Affect Transmission Lines?

For those of you who travel a lot or have ever spent time near transmission towers and electrical systems, you may have seen that luminous ‘glow’ on the lines. This is known as the corona effect, and electrical contractors need to be particularly careful about this discharge.

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Why Large-Scale Electrical Contractors Ground Electrical Systems

Let’s take a closer look at why contractors and businesses providing electrical services need to ground electrical systems.

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These Key Electrical Safety Guidelines Help Keep Contractors Safe on Construction Sites

According to OSHA, below are some core electrical safety guidelines for electricians and other labor working on large-scale construction sites.