Our Electrical Systems Design Director Joseph Camarota authored the “Training Notebook” column in this month’s issue of Fire Engineering magazine—take a look. It is the first in a series to be authored by Camarota, who in addition to his role at RAI, is also a 38-year fire and explosion investigator, a certified fire official, a building and electrical inspector, firefighter, and an instructor in the State of New Jersey.
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Assume all power lines are energized and stay clear of any downed or damaged power lines. Establish a safe distance from power lines and report any incidents to the responsible authority. Only properly-trained electrical utility workers can handle damaged power lines. Learn more at: Contact with Power Lines (OSHA Construction eTool) and Working Safely Around Downed Electrical Wires* (OSHA Fact Sheet).