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Thanks to the past, we can push towards the future.

The Safeguard Compass is a result of our never-ending push for higher safety standards in the workplace. Influencers of today’s safety technology have a variety of different roots ranging from Charles Dalziel to electroreception in sharks. Read our blogs to learn the history of the industry along with the critical improvements made in employee safety.

History of Hard Hat Electrical Safety

An awareness of electrical hazards before they are felt. Today’s Safeguard Compass Personal Voltage Detector represents a groundbreaking achievement in Personal Voltage and Current detection. Its small form factor allows the unit to be placed in the user’s peripherals. When an electric current or voltage is detected, Compass immediately triggers an alert. Capitalizing on its advanced sensor...

Personal Voltage Detector: Compass Pushing the Needle

The wearable electrical awareness revolution – a wave of innovation to save lives. Like brooding vipers, dangerous voltages and currents lurk throughout the modern workplace.  Every year, hundreds are struck by them and experience the searing heat and intense pain of electrical current as it flows through their bodies. Fatalities, horrific burns, and damaged lives are the result. Sadly, many of...

Shark-Like Approach to Safety: The “Sixth-Sense” for Electrical Detection

The Importance of Current Detection. In one of the many court cases involving powerline electrocution, the shark-like prosecuting attorney concluded: “An uninsulated high voltage power line carrying a deadly current must be considered one of the most dangerous contrivances known to man.” History would agree, over the years many people have made unintentional fatal electrical contacts with this...

Opposition to the Current Flow

The Safeguard Compass has received a lot of attention from those looking to enhance their personal safety. For many, the decision to purchase has been an easy one. Once we show potential customers how simply the Compass device works and what it does, the response has been overwhelming. Safety experts and progressive leaders throughout many industries have quickly become the best product...

Lineman Innovator and Initiator George Llewellyn Brooks

A hero who fought to help others climb For many brothers and sisters within the electrical industry, the day of March 20th will pass quietly. Protected with training, personal protective equipment, and well-established safety rules their job duties will be accomplished safely. After they finish their duties, they will go home to their loved ones and silently affirm the legacy of one of the most...

How Charles Dalziel Saved Lives

She turned the water off and stepped out of the shower. Pausing for a moment, she listened to the sounds of the household. Her mother’s ear quickly determined that the children were playing with dominos in the living room, giving her time to fix her hair. With a towel wrapped around her waist she moved towards the sink. The hairbrush in her left hand she picked up the hairdryer with her right....

A Large Shift in an Old Industry – Electrical Contact and Distributed Generation

An Old Model Utilities represent one of the oldest continuous business models in existence.  For well over a century, the fundamentals of delivering electrical energy have remained the same. Many power companies operating today began during the horse and buggy era. Until recently, the business has been the same; hire a group of engineers and electrical workers to connect customers to a large...