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Electrical substation used as strage area #93217
05/08/05 01:56 PM
05/08/05 01:56 PM
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rabeeiaa  Offline OP
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abqaiq, saudi arabia
hello gents,

Is there any specific standard prohibits using the electrical substations as storage area!!

Strange…..ha !!

Some electrician‘s are utilizing these substation as a store for their tools, boxes and materials. They are arguing not to move any tools because there is no standard.


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Abdualziz Rubaie
Saudi arabia
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Re: Electrical substation used as strage area #93218
05/08/05 02:37 PM
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iwire  Offline
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North Attleboro, MA USA
Is this installation covered by the NEC (privately owned) or the NESC (utility owned)


Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician
Massachusetts
Re: Electrical substation used as strage area #93219
05/09/05 12:35 AM
05/09/05 12:35 AM
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rabeeiaa  Offline OP
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abqaiq, saudi arabia
It is in an oil Industry plant.


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Abdualziz Rubaie
Saudi arabia
Re: Electrical substation used as strage area #93220
05/09/05 11:46 AM
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I think you can enforce the working space rules. If the enclosure is large enough to maintain proper access, working space and still allow the tools inside I wouldn't have a problem with it. Otherwise it is the same as piling stuff in front of or blocking clear access to any other equipment. "Move it".


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