Is It a Backfed or Induced Voltage?

Electrical Testing Safety – Part 2
As your test probes touch the circuit, you get a voltage where there should be none! What’s going on? Well, besides the possibility that you might be on the wrong piece of equipment (yes, it has been known to happen), you might be experiencing backfed or induced voltage. Jim White, training director at Shermco Industries, explains this and more in the second application note of this two-part series.
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Preparing for Absence of Voltage Testing

Electrical Testing Safety – Part 1

Before you take a single measurement:

  • Will you be troubleshooting or testing for the absence of voltage?
  • What tools will you use to verify the energized or de-energized state?
  • What Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required?

These are just a few of the questions that will be answered by Jim White, training director at Shermco Industries. Read the first in this two-part series on electrical testing safety.
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