There are many types of workplaces such as factories, construction sites, hospitals and so on that involve a lot of cables in their building along with several types of equipment. Since people are now taking steps to tag them, you could be wondering whether you should do it too. In fact, the whole process is quite useful.
Here are 4 of the top benefits of device & cable tagging.
Makes the identification process easier
If you ever opened a large central electrical system, you would see that there are too many wires and cables inside it. Away from the central system, as the wires are being spread all over the place, the identification would not be so easy. Hence, you need to make sure that the identification purpose is served by the use of cable marking. If you’re following a certain specification or a code of practice, it is going to be helpful to you in the long run in multipole ways.
More convenient troubleshooting
The last thing you want is your electrical workers spending a long time which cable is which and then proceeding to decode the type of the cable since nothing whatsoever is marked there. This becomes a situation deciding factor when it comes to emergency situations. Since you would need all the time in the world to fix emergency issues and since it would take less time for any outsourced repairmen to do his job if he could distinguish the cables, you should invest in proper cable tagging. Because you will saving a lot of time and money by this.
Improved management systems
We all know how we will have to expensive equipment and device purchase and hires as we proceed with our work. But everything goes downhill the moment everything becomes disorganized. People not knowing what machine does what, or what machine belong to which department, or the restrictions that certain devices has… as this list goes on, you would notice the need and the role of device tags. Because that is the only way to communicate all sorts of messages clearly so that the use of machinery would be safer and efficient.
When people know what they are dealing with, they will always try to stay away from what they don’t understand. This basically means that, if a cable is tagged to be extremely dangerous, or if an equipment is tagged not to be used unless with the supervisor and so on, people will avoid it every time. Hence, subsequently, this will deliver a bigger safety.