As we routinely test and maintain energized power equipment and regularly remove equipment covers, the chances for something to go wrong goes up. How can IR windows decrease risk and costs simultaneously?
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Incorporate monthly walk thrus in your annual maintenance plans to help avoid power outages and potential disaster.
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Step #5 to Creating an Electrically Safe Environment Saves Lives and Happy Holidays from PGTI!
Happy Thanksgiving from Power & Generation Testing, Inc.
Step #3 to Creating an Electrically Safe Environment is to visually verify that all power is off. So, visually confirm switch blades are open and rack out breakers when ever possible. Stuck switch blades is a common hazard.
IR testing is a laser focus on where easily preventable problems may lie. Lately, we've heard from a few clients that TVA has discontinued its free IR program, and they are asking PGTI to help. Well, of course, YES! PGTI has all your Thermographic Testing needs covered.
Once all power sources are known, we now need to safely disconnect all power sources, which is the second step in establishing an electrically safe work condition.
In May, let's talk about Maintenance and a renewed focus on Functional Testing!
Happy New Year!
Now that the Christmas tree is back in the box and the champagne toasts are done, let's talk about 2014. We have a full 12 months of hard work and prosperity to look forward to. Do you have sufficient safety and maintenance plans ready for this year?
Be the hero that helps avoid disruption and disaster by incorporating Monthly Walk Thrus in your operations plans. Why?
IT IS COLD OUTSIDE! Heater circuits on equipment need love and attention from a qualified testing team.
THINGS CAN CHANGE in your system. For example, alarms that aren't noted, investigated, documented and properly addressed can mislead and cause numerous headaches.
SIMPLE STEPS AVOID BIG PROBLEMS. Ultra Sound tests and Thermographic surveys help uncover more complicated issues. These are quick tests where we "listen" to equipment and/or take infrared pictures on routine basis to detect potential failures.
DEVIL IN DETAILS. We've seen facilities shut down for something as simple as an improper setting or a simple short cut taken that causes a bigger problem down the line.
PEACE OF MIND. Be reassured knowing that if your system is checked and tested on a regular basis, then problems will not sneak up on you.
SAFETY IS PRIORITY! In 2014, bring a renewed priority of safety and proactive maintenance focus and "culture" to your team.
Contact us at 615.882.9455 today to get monthly walk thrus on your calendar and ours.` ]]