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common sense #214325 11/15/14 10:31 PM
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can anyone tell me where i can find the poem about COMMON SENSE , that a young lady wrote. it's been years ago, & i wanted to print it out to hang on the wall. it was about common sense dying & it's funeral arrangments. THANKS!

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Re: common sense [Re: circuitman] #214326 11/16/14 12:13 PM
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I'm sorry, but common sense has been removed, a little at a time, from the NEC. This started with the 1996 edition. Today none remains.

Re: common sense [Re: circuitman] #214328 11/16/14 07:22 PM
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Reno:
Sorry buddy, but you are wrong!! Common sense (IMHO) has never been within the definitions of the NEC, or most other model codes.

That said, I remember reading a poem here back awhile.

Maybe a search??


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Re: common sense [Re: circuitman] #214332 11/17/14 03:51 PM
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Joe:
Thank you!!



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Re: common sense [Re: circuitman] #214410 12/04/14 11:57 AM
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yeap that's the one !thanks!:-)

Re: common sense [Re: circuitman] #214508 12/17/14 10:07 AM
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Speaking of common sense....

I'm about 20 minutes from starting day 2 of an Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification course. The instructor for the course mentioned how, after an incident takes place, he dislikes hearing the comment, "if he had only used common sense". He believes that a lot of young people entering today's workforce lack the level of common sense that he and his generation had. The instructor grew up on a farm and at an early age was made aware of how dangerous his environment could be. Later as a young adult he took that awareness into his work environment. People will always make mistakes regardless of their background but he could be right about today's youth entering the trades with a greater handicap when it comes to "common sense". With so much attention and time placed on electronics and the virtual world therein you can't possibly develop much of a healthy respect for the dangers of being in an environment that a tradesman can often find themselves in. The instructor suggested keeping that in mind when you're mentoring the up and coming workforce.


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