May 26, 2015

2015 Changes in NFPA 70E (Electrical Safety in the Workplace)

“NFPA 70E requirements for safe work practices to protect personnel by reducing exposure to major electrical hazards. Originally developed at OSHA’s request, NFPA 70E helps companies […]
May 19, 2015

Hospitals Left Reeling From Power Outages

The electrical networks powering the nation’s hospitals are extremely delicate systems. They are vulnerable to a number of different disturbances, including inclimate weather,  administrator error or […]
May 13, 2015

4 Reasons to Get An Arc Flash Study Immediately

1: Safety There is one electrical work place death and 3,600 disabling injuries per day. Along with physical injuries, long-term psychological symptoms are possible from electrical […]
February 10, 2015

Examples of OSHA Electrical Fines

According to OSHA, electrical fines are one of the most common fines and the fifth leading cause of workplace fatalities. Electrical fines can range anywhere from […]
February 4, 2015

What Is An Arc Flash?

OSHA defines an arc flash as, “a phenomenon where a flashover of electric current leaves its intended path and travels through the air from one conductor […]
January 19, 2015

One-Line Diagram Frequently Asked Questions

What is a one-line (or single-line) diagram? In power engineering, a one-line diagram is a detailed notation representing a three-phase power system. Electrical elements such as […]
January 12, 2015

What types of facilities are required to have an Arc Flash study?

  Per the National Electric Code (NEC), Commercial office buildings, industrial plants, stadiums, shopping malls, and schools are not considered “dwelling occupancies”; therefore, are covered by […]
January 9, 2015

Customized Uptime Solutions Announces New Office Location

CUSI has moved its corporate office to the heart of Westerville, Ohio. According to Craig Kalie, owner of CUSI, “This is a perfect time for us to […]
November 6, 2014

8 Benefits of a Comprehensive Arc Flash Study

-Ensures your electrical system is safe and circuit interrupters are correct or noted for replacement -Documents current facility conditions of the electrical system and possible safety […]