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Electrical Troubleshooting and Safety for Radon Mitigation

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Synopsis: This one-day course is designed to help radon mitigators better understand the electrical end of their systems.
Start Time: Monday, July 15, 2013 8:30 AM
End Time: Monday, July 15, 2013 5:30 PM
Location: Off-Campus Locations
Address: No Street Address
Campus: Off Campus
City, State, Country: Pittsburgh, PA US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
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Contact Name: Marina Hanna
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (732) 932-9271 ext. 664
Additional Information:

By gaining a better understanding of how electrical circuits operate ó and how and why they donít! ó this class can help you become a more insightful on-site troubleshooter and installer. The course will also address the often complicated issue of code compliance by reviewing the relevant sections of electrical code and radon mitigation standards. Youíll get to learn safety tips for working with and around electrical systems, and have the chance to troubleshoot some electrical problems in small groups.

Program Topics

  • To explain how electrical circuits operate and how to read electrical circuit diagrams
  • To review fundamental safety techniques for anyone working with or around electrical circuits and equipment
  • To highlight relevant portions of building, electrical and radon codes that govern radon mitigation work in Pennsylvania
  • To review common electrical problems reported by radon mitigators and PADEP personnel
  • To provide participants the opportunity for hands-on troubleshooting of common electrical problems
Target Audience: General Public