[rescue] Rescued iMacs looking for input on repair
Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366
patrick at zill.net
Wed May 5 19:20:47 CDT 2004
On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 07:45:40PM -0400, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> I have a friend who used to work around some very high-voltage equipment
> that was in a safety cage with interlocks out the wazoo, all dsigned to
> make sure that you COULD NOT inadvertently touch live bus-bars.
> Unfortunately, he had a co-worker who was both lazy and stupid, who
> resented the fact that the interlocks meant he had to perform extra
> operations that meant taking about thirty seconds longer to get into the
> cage, and who kept disabling the interlocks to save himself those thirty
> seconds. As a result of this, my buddy got knocked across the room
> several times when things that should not have been live were.
An older guy, retired, that I know spent 20+ years at $local_utility.
4 guys were working in a small room, all friends of his. They were
putting in a big panel and somebody screwed up. Only one made it out alive.
Electricity is wonderful as long as it is going through the equipment,
not through you.
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