Caty Turner

Sharpie’s and Height Safety / Lifting Equipment – your questions answered.

At Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal, we have had more than one query regarding the use of Sharpie permanent marker pens on height safety equipment and whether or not it is detrimental to the equipment. To put some of these queries at ease, we are happy to say it has been proven that it is in fact … Read more

Where does the buck stop?

We recently had an enquiry as to whose responsibility it is when it comes to having your meters and electrical safety equipment tested and calibrated. Is it the obligation of the employer or the employee? It’s a great question that we’ll be answering in today’s Powertalk article. In order to give our clients and readers … Read more

The Face of Electrical Innovation

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla may be a name that you’ve never actually heard, but if you’re an electrician, it’s a name that probably has more of a bearing on your day to day than you think.

Tesla was born in Croatia in 1856 and was known as an inventor, a physicist, an electrical and mechanical engineer and futurist. If you’ve ever paused for a moment to be thankful for the wonders of wireless technologies while you’re browsing Facebook on your phone, booking a client in on your iPad and catching up on some paperwork on your PC, then you’ve got Tesla to thank.

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Checkboxes versus Calibrations

Checkboxes versus Calibrations In some parts of the electrical industry, there is a misunderstanding that a meter check using a checkbox can be deemed as a calibration, be considered equivalent to a full calibration, or even replace calibrations. This document has been put together to show why this not true, and whilst check boxes do … Read more