Core tools for live electrical measurement

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Core tools for live electrical measurement

The first rule of live circuit work is to de-energize the circuit whenever possible and verify it’s de-energized before starting work. If you have to work on a live circuit, make sure an arc flash risk assessment has been completed. Once the risk assessment has been completed, select the appropriate PPE and verify the operation of your test tool by testing a known voltage source. Other considerations include:

Live circuit work should always be a last resort. But when necessary, knowing which core tools should be used, is critical.

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