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High Voltage Electrical Professionals Needed

Working with high voltage electrical systems is an extremely dangerous job. The smallest mistakes can lead to serious injuries, even loss of life.  A general maintenance worker without training in handling live electrical equipment or an unqualified electrician with insufficient knowledge of safety procedures to mitigate potential hazards will increase your liability. The same is applicable to the use of outside electrical contractors with unqualified workers. Businesses owners who ignore these risks put both their employees and livelihood in jeopardy. 

Dangers of Working with High Voltage Electricity

Voltages over 600 volts are in the high voltage category. Electrical injuries from direct contact or exposure to high voltages are of many types. They include:

  • Electrical burns
  • Electrical shock
  • Falls
  • Skin ruptures
  • Damage to the heart and internal organs
  • Neurological injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Electrocution (which can be fatal)

OSHA requires that all workers who work on or near electrical equipment must have proper training. Workplace accidents arising out of negligence and failure to comply with established safety protocol can lead to heavy fines, multi-million-dollar law suits and in extreme circumstances, a complete shutdown of your business operations.

Why Hire a Commercial Electrician for High Voltage Work

Qualified commercial electricians have the knowledge, skills and experience to minimize potential hazards.

  • They know how to use special tools and work procedures required for high voltage work, including barricading requirements.
  • Their training ensures they understand special hazards associated with high voltage equipment like flames and electrical arcs and can exercise the necessary controls per regulatory standards.
  • Specialized training includes electrical safety best practices to provide the correct response should a situation occur.

When hiring a commercial electrician, make sure they have high voltage training as well as sufficient experience with the type of equipment you want to install or repair.

At J & S Electrical Contractors, Inc., our fully licensed and certified commercial electricians work with a wide range of high voltage electrical equipment in industrial and commercial plants. From complex system installations to emergency repairs and preventative maintenance, our cost-efficient solutions provide you with significant operational savings. Rest assured, we will set up your electrical systems to minimize outages, equipment failure and downtime. 

Talk to us about your electrical needs and we will be happy to tailor a service plan for you.

We use a consultative approach to design solutions that fit your specific operational needs. For over 25 years, industrial plant managers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and across the country depend on us for a wide variety of electrical, commercial and mechanical contractor services.

Our comprehensive electrical services include machinery design and layout assistance, design and installation of power control systems, safety and security system installs, testing and commissioning, and 24/7 emergency repair services. Count on us for electrical systems that will provide you with optimal functionality, reliability and cost-efficiency.

Call us at 215-633-8330 to learn more about our electrical services. You can also request a quote online for your commercial and industrial projects.