Electrical safety before, during, and after disasters
From hurricanes to
wildfires to tornadoes, disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of
safety issues. This roundtable with several industry experts from Eaton
are faced with hundreds of decisions, from the mundane to the critical. But few
decisions are as important as those that impact electrical safety.
This is especially
true when disaster strikes. From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes,
disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of safety issues that can
include electrical-related fires, injuries, property loss, and even fatalities.
The recent spate of high-profile disasters has demonstrated how imperative it
is for facilities to modernize their infrastructure as part of a broader
disaster preparedness plan.
This year the Electrical Safety Foundation International focused its National Electrical Safety Month (May 2019) on disaster safety, a topic that’s all the more timely with hurricane season now underway. We recently asked a panel of experts from global power management company Eaton to weigh in with their perspectives around how facilities can better incorporate electrical safety into their infrastructure modernization and disaster planning efforts. Read it all here