[TCML] Re: Accidents -report or not? (fwd)
f-h at c.dk
Mon Nov 12 01:14:00 MST 2007
I could not agree with you more.
To the extent that if we really want to be ahead of anyone else, we
should instruct our significant halves to report to the list in the case
of a fatal accident.
I have done this to mine.
Cheers, Finn Hammer
Tesla list skrev:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 10:16:58 +0900
> From: Peter Terren <pterren at iinet.net.au>
> To: Tesla list <tesla at pupman.com>
> Subject: Re: Accidents -report or not?
> You never hear of any accidents for two reasons: because people are ashamed
> to admit to them and because there is a feeling in the HV community that
> people start to compete (Thats nothin', I got a shock from a pole pig..").
> The feeling here and on 4HV forum is that no-one wants to talk about them.
> I strongly believe that this is WRONG.
> Occupational Health and Safety (or what ever it is called where you are) for
> both government and business mandates reporting of all adverse problems.
> This is responsible practice the world over.
> I believe that we should come clean as a hobby on this with responsible
> reporting and indicating how things could have been done more safely.
> And for the record, I had one significant shock around 30mA a few years ago,
> documented on the old 4hV forum before the thread was shut down.
> Peter http://tesladownunder.com
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2007 14:11:14 -0500
>> From: David N. Van Doren <DNVanDoren at comcast.net>
>> To: tesla at pupman.com
>> Subject: Accidents
>> There are a lot of coilers out there, some very experienced and some other
>> wise, and a lot of coils, but I never hear of any accidents (God forbid)
>> It amazes me that people are so careful. (this is a good thing) The way
>> things are, I am surprised that we can get half the stuff we get. Such as
>> NST's, OBIT's, Pole pigs and so on. A capacitor can store a charge for a
>> good wile. there are so many places in this hobby that someone can get
>> hurt. Maybe I shouldn't think about this, but knowing about what has gone
>> wrong sometimes can help in knowing what to watch out for.
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