SafetyEvery employee in the construction industry is entitled to work in a safe and healthy environment. Every reasonable precaution shall be taken to ensure such an environment. The management and employees of Delta B Electric are governed by the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and therefore must comply with this act as well as any Company Health and Safety Policies. General compliance will be maintained by mutual cooperation and by education of owners, foremen, and workers.
The management team of Delta B Electric commits to ensure the Occupational Health and Safety of their employees by taking all reasonable precautions to protect employees from occupational injuries or industrial disease.
Job supervisors are accountable for the health and safety of workers under their supervision. Supervisors are responsible to ensure that machinery and equipment are safe and that workers follow established safe work practices. Every worker must protect his/her own health and safety by following the law, and the company’s safe work practices and procedures.
Frequently Asked QuestionsBelow are definitions to some standard terminology in the electrician business:
Circuit Breakers / Fuses:
Devices installed in the service panel of a home to limit the flow of electricity through a circuit. The breaker rating determines the maximum flow.
To extend or add-on to an existing circuit to provide an additional power source.
Procedure designed to eliminate wiring conditions that do not meet National Electrical Code requirements and safety conditions.
A device designed to provide electricity to multiple connections.
Energy Saving Devices:
Devices utilized within a dwelling designed to more efficiently make use of energy sources while providing heating, cooling, and light.
A heat source (gas or electric) used to adjust the temperature inside a dwelling from a cold to a warm condition.
A procedure performed by a trained technician for the purpose of locating and identifying electrical problems within an electrical system.
Source for all power to the home. All circuits originate from the “Load Center” or “Service Panel.” Circuit breakers are located within this panel.
A wiring system that provides power to some electronic devices operating on a voltage level much lower than the standard 110 volts. Such devices might be doorbells and thermostats.
Electronic device used to move, switch, or adjust one or more of the systems within a dwelling.
Power sources located throughout a building to provide electricity where needed.
Smoke And Carbon Dioxide Detectors:
Wall and ceiling mounted sensors located throughout the home used to alert occupants of deadly gasses and smoke inside the home.
Circuit interruption devices used to control the flow of electricity to lights, appliances, and outlets.
A low voltage electronic switching device that monitors temperatures inside the home and turns on and off the heating or cooling system in the home.
Track And Accent Lighting:
Condition specific lighting that meets special lighting requirements, providing variable lighting degrees of light and may distribute light in multiple directions.
An electronic device that under certain conditions will disconnect from one power source and connect to another power source.
A distribution network of wire that conducts electricity to receptacles, switches and appliances throughout a building/home to provide electricity where needed.