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Automatic Transfer Switch Safety

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Transfer Switches

Automatic transfer switches can help your commercial business get the power it needs during outages, planned or unplanned. But as an important tool within your generator connection system, transfer switches must be looked after to ensure you’re getting the surety and dependability you deserve from your power supply products. Furthermore, anyone operating within proximity of or directly with your ATS must follow safety standards!

The experts at Salient are fully committed to bringing our consumers the absolute best in energy solutions. And when it comes to the safety of our products, and more importantly the safety of those using them, absolutely nothing is more important. Follow this quick and simple guide to ensure you’re getting the most out of your ATS, safely and effectively.

Automatic Transfer Switch Safety

Many of these tips are quite obvious, but when electricity is involved it is absolutely imperative that all safety measures be taken. To be ready for anything and avoid potential risks, be sure to do the following:

  • Always follow the instructions in your manual. Each transfer switch may carry unique rules, standards of operations, and procedures. Even if you have worked with automatic transfer switches in the past, never assume they’re all the same! Be sure that all associates who handle or deal with your ATS in any way read and fully understand the product manual.  
  • Routinely check your automatic transfer switch for complications or damages. Check for loose connections, signs of visible damage, cuts in wiring or major components, and ensure the system has not been tampered with. If there are any signs of something amiss or indications that your switch might not be operating properly, refrain from using the transfer switch until it has been inspected by a professional.
  • Avoid any presence of moisture around your transfer switch. Any amount of dampness or moisture may render your transfer switch and system inoperable, and presents a very real risk of electric shock. Take care when handling moisture-rich products like cleaning solutions, industrial oils, and avoid drinking liquids around or near your ATS system. Also be wary of leaks or the undue presence of moisture within your commercial business.
  • Never use a generator system installed indoors. Or more aptly, never have one installed indoors or trust one that has previously been installed indoors. Generators produce carbon monoxide as a byproduct while in operation, which can lead to health risks, complications, and possibly even fatalities due to asphyxiation.  

Top-Quality Power Solutions with Salient

Your total satisfaction is deeply important to our team as a business. We’re dedicated to providing the best, after all, and nothing less is acceptable! But the one thing we would place higher on our priorities is the safety of your business, your staff, and your associates. Always opt for the safest means of getting the emergency power solutions you need, and be sure to follow our guide to maximize safety and performance!

Salient is a family-owned and operated business with a long history of strong business relationships and superior products. Our excellent price ranges, highly-trained professionals, and industry-leading products can absolutely provide the safety and surety you need for your commercial business. To learn more about PSI products, contact our experts today. And for any questions you may have, our seasoned team is always ready to provide answers! Feel free to reach out to us at 704-594-4107.

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