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  1. #1
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    Default Be careful out there-think there is no problem 'cause we know everything is grounded?

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    Jerry Peck, Construction / Litigation Consultant
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    Default Re: Be careful out there-think there is no problem 'cause we know everything is groun

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry Peck View Post
    Not on your life - are you willing to make that bet?

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    Thanks Jerry...good reminder

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    Default Re: Be careful out there-think there is no problem 'cause we know everything is groun

    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Wood View Post
    Unfortunately we can't shut the unit off to do a proper test for home inspection.
    Think 'voltage sniffer' - if the cabinet/enclosure sets the voltage sniffer off ... it is very likely HOT/LIVE. (versus you being 'dead')

    Jerry Peck, Construction / Litigation Consultant
    Construction Litigation Consultants, LLC ( www.ConstructionLitigationConsultants.com )
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    Default Re: Be careful out there-think there is no problem 'cause we know everything is groun

    Such a tragedy. I lost a good friend a few years ago. He was using an old Skill saw in an attic and grabbed a galvanized pipe to steady himself. He was instantly gone.
    I hope everyone stays safe out there!


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