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#114418 - 03/07/03 07:58 PM Just Give Us The Power ...
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Just Give Us The Power;
(And we'll take it from there!)

I revisited a place where the vendor brought in a machine that I had issues with. I didn't want to connect it as it was sent. (Me, the Prima Donna, & troublemaker)., so I just put in a transformer and ran a supply to their disconnect.

Here's the results after they did their thing.

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#114419 - 03/09/03 07:03 PM Re: Just Give Us The Power ...
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Typical
I'll bet that if you discuss code issues with them you'll here the line " The NEC is for electricians only and since we are not electricians it does not apply to us."
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#114420 - 03/10/03 12:16 PM Re: Just Give Us The Power ...
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Clearances?? Accessability??
Least someone installed the bollards to protect the compressor and transformer.

What's the story with/in the second pic?? I can't make out what it is? (Must be old age setting in)

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#114421 - 03/10/03 06:07 PM Re: Just Give Us The Power ...
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There's an old, existing 45 KVA transformer (originally installed correctly) under the rags.

[This message has been edited by electure (edited 03-10-2003).]
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#114422 - 03/10/03 07:52 PM Re: Just Give Us The Power ...
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nesparky — An end to that way of thinking may be to invite an OSHA representative to "translate" your message into something they might better understand—like some fines for their ill-advised handiwork.
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#114423 - 05/03/03 02:48 PM Re: Just Give Us The Power ...
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Looks like a webber conveyor system at a imm plant ????? If its webber he know's better !!
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#114424 - 05/04/03 11:47 PM Re: Just Give Us The Power ...
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If the OSHA rep bothers to show up. No one hurt seriously or killed yet.
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#114425 - 05/20/03 02:55 PM Re: Just Give Us The Power ...
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All's well that ends well. The yearly insurance inspection for this (big) company gave them 2 options = fix it or else. The guys (vendor) pictured here didn't call me names any more. They couldn't fix it.

They took their toys and went home...S
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#114426 - 05/24/03 04:23 PM Re: Just Give Us The Power ...
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Hope you were not too loud when you were laughing at the jerk.
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#114427 - 06/14/03 09:09 PM Re: Just Give Us The Power ...
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I like the idea of calling OSHA, but completely agree they are out trying to nail bigger fines (injury, death - not pending death)

But how about the angle with the insurance companies? How would one go about that? Is it a waste of time and effort?

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