Those who follow these matters will know that each December somewhere in the world there is a Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Rio Convention on Climate Change. Here Government foregather to discuss, and frequently announce, what they are doing to minimise the threat of global heating, as it is now called.
There’s a lot to be learned from the famous fable, The Three Little Pigs. While the tale teaches us to stay wary of menacing wolves, it also reminds us of the importance of a sturdy home. Electrical equipment requires robust protection and a durable enclosure is vital to its safety. Andrew Keith, product development director at power resistor manufacturer Cressall Resistors, explores the top considerations when designing an effective electrical enclosure.
Electrical injuries can occur from the smallest voltage, but generally the risk of injury increases with higher voltages and can cause electric shocks, burns, loss of muscle control and even death. Reece Safety gives us some tips on how avoid these high voltage hazards.