It’s easy to prepare for the expected. When it comes to electrical systems, replacing outdated and broken equipment, preparing for impending weather, and taking steps towards regular maintenance all seem like obvious ways to protect your facility from disaster.
However, there’s a hidden culprit that can cause power outages and shutdowns that many are likely to forget about — creatures! Rodents, squirrels, and even snakes are the electrical menace that electrical personnel probably are most likely to forget about, but these “pests” cause billions of dollars in damage and economic disruption in the U.S .each year.
Take this quiz from Schneider Electric’s Modernization Program to test your rodent and electrical equipment savvy.