Electrical Protection

The educational content of this category relates to Electronic Protection for Telecom/Communications Service Providers' (CSPs) mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance are targeted to telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.


Network Reliability/Testing & Assurance/Cybersecurity/Safety

It’s All About Your Reaction

March 1, 2022
Learn how renovation activities, and other unintentional accidents, can cause significant damage to your network equipment. Then, decide how best to prepare. […]

They’re Called Accidents for a Reason

March 15, 2018
Workplace accidents and fatalities are often preventable. However, they are called accidents for a reason. Equipment can malfunction, weather conditions can create unexpected ...

Drones, Drones, and More Drones

Dec. 1, 2016
NOT in Safety Training, Please! “After reading this, I urge you to ask yourself the most important question for safety instructors: How can I make this material interesting and...
Network Reliability/Testing & Assurance/Cybersecurity/Safety

Why Must We Ground?

Nov. 30, 2016
A Loaded Question Is Answered by: Robert Mathewson (This article originally ran in the August 2013 issue of OSP Magazine) Metallic substances differ from all other materials because...

The Truth About Safety Incentives:

May 26, 2016
What does it take to motivate employees to work safe? by: Carl and Deb Potter (This article originally ran in the September 2008 issue of OSP Magazine) Two Philosophies About ...
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Falling Into a Better Grounding Test

May 24, 2016
Eight-Step Refresher on Grounding by: John Howard (This article originally ran in the August 2011 OSP Magazine) Although most people recognize that grounding is required for personnel...
ISE Columnist Don McCarty, OSP Expert

A Review of the Multi-Functional Test Set

Nov. 1, 2015
A quality multi-functional test set is an absolute necessity for today’s field technician. You may have seen a series of articles I wrote earlier this year about a few quality...