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Earth Testing for Dummies – Common Mistakes to Avoid

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Why You Should Attend

Testing an Earth/ground electrode is usually the final piece of the puzzle. Measuring the earth validates the design. Earth measurement verifies that all the safety-critical calculations, assumptions and solutions stack up in the physical world.

Earth testing is also yet another area where errors can be inadvertently introduced. The testing is usually done at the final stages of the project build, either to confirm a safe state to energise or to get the project over the line and handed over. Therefore, mistakes made at this stage can have a massive impact on reputations, nerves and relationships.

Webinar Outcomes

After watching this 20-minute webinar you will learn some of the more comment mistakes that can easily be avoided.

At an intuitive level, you will learn more about the principles behind the Fall of Potential earth test method, which will help your understanding in making sure you avoid some of the common mistakes that can cause unnecessary stress to the design/construction team.

Who should attend?

This webinar is right for you if you are…

  • Responsible for delivering power system designs
  • Responsible for carrying out and/or organising testing teams
  • Responsible for subcontracting power system design and/or installations
  • Responsible for delivering Earthing/grounding system design

Do you need to be a technical person to attend?

You don’t need to be a specialist. This 20-minute webinar is aimed to raise awareness and cover off some of the basics. 

Ian Griffiths

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