ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
IRC M1307.3
by gfretwell. 08/20/18 11:16 PM
Upgrade the old panel
by HotLine1. 08/20/18 07:00 PM
Light Pole Grounding
by HotLine1. 08/20/18 05:34 PM
Calling all Non-US members!! (Non-US only)
by Bill Addiss. 08/13/18 05:52 PM
depth of duckbank
by ghost307. 08/12/18 09:26 PM
New in the Gallery:
Plug terminals
Housebilding DIY wiring
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 5 guests, and 23 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
WA Gov Wisha Eloectrical Core Rules #103339
07/06/02 08:26 AM
07/06/02 08:26 AM
Joe Tedesco  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 2,749
Boston, Massachusetts USA
Electrical safety rules and inspections in the State of Washington.

http://www.lni.wa.gov/wisha/corerules/HTML/296-800-280.htm
[Linked Image]



[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 07-27-2002).]


Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant
2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides
Re: WA Gov Wisha Eloectrical Core Rules #103340
07/06/02 10:08 AM
07/06/02 10:08 AM
Joe Tedesco  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 2,749
Boston, Massachusetts USA
http://www.osha-slc.gov/SLTC/smallbusiness/sec14.html

Look here on the OSHA Site. They show some similar situations, and they make similar statements.


[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 07-27-2002).]


Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant
Re: WA Gov Wisha Eloectrical Core Rules #103341
07/08/02 07:11 AM
07/08/02 07:11 AM
R
Redsy  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 2,056
Bucks County PA
If the ungrounded (hot) conductor goes directly to the motor, and the grounded (neutral) conductor is wired to the switch, and then the right hand side (in the drawing) motor lead faults to ground, the drill will operate independent of the switch and start as soon as it is plugged in.
I'm confused as to the problem here...
Help me, please!

[This message has been edited by Redsy (edited 07-08-2002).]

Re: WA Gov Wisha Eloectrical Core Rules #103342
07/08/02 09:22 AM
07/08/02 09:22 AM
Joe Tedesco  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 2,749
Boston, Massachusetts USA
ACCIDENT 5 on the "High Impact Electrical Safety Video" shows:

Ignorance of Proper Tool Grounding Results in Death

Jarvis Bunt decided to repair an extension cord that he and Alvin Potter had run over with their forklift.

Jarvis found a new end piece and put it on the cord, but was not aware that the wires must be connected to specific terminals. He connected the hot wire to the ground terminal. When Alvin used the cord to power
a skill saw about 30 minutes later, he was electrocuted and the saw blade buried in his leg.

SAFETY TIPS: You must be qualified to do any electrical job. Jarvis was not qualified to repair the cord. He did not understand why each of the three wires must be connected to a specific terminal.


Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant

Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
Tom
Tom
Shinnston, WV USA
Posts: 1,044
Joined: January 2001
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
BigB 3
Popular Topics(Views)
248,669 Are you busy
186,403 Re: Forum
175,893 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.021s Queries: 14 (0.004s) Memory: 0.9606 MB (Peak: 1.0947 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-08-21 08:00:11 UTC