• TURN IT OFF

    Most conversations I have regarding electrical safety in the workplace relate to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). And I usually begin my side of the conversation with two questions: Is the energized work justified...
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  • Arc-flash hazard warning

    The arc-flash hazard warning requirements in 110.16 may be expanded in the 2017 NEC. Code Making Panel 1 has developed a first revision based on the requirements in the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E that would require addi...
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  • ATTENTION POOL OWNERS

    ATTENTION POOL OWNERS: By now your pool is open and all systems are up are running. You carefully monitor the water chemistry, maintaining safe levels of various products to keep the water clean and healthy for you an...
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  • Misconceptions of the NEC listing requirements

    Have you been told that your electrical equipment must be listed? Do you know what the NEC requires for approval? Isn't listing the same thing? This short video addresses these issues and more. Learn what the NEC has ...
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  • NFPA 70E - Standard For Electrical Safety In The Workplace - Next Edition Meeting

    All are welcome at the first draft meeting for NFPA 70E. The committee will be addressing public inputs and revising the standard for the 2018 edition on August 17-21, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago, Il...
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  • Installations Under the Exclusive Control of an Electric Utility

         Recently, I fielded a question about what equipment is considered to be "under the exclusive control of an electric utility" with respect to section 90.2(B) of the NEC.  This makes all th...
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  • Download this year's NFPA Technical Meeting (Tech Session) agenda

    This year's Tech Session will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL on June 24-25, 2015 during the NFPA Conference & Expo.   NFPA will be providing wireless internet access during the Tech Session so att...
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  • AFCI Protection

    [j1] New AFCI Rules  Expand Protection for Branch Circuits   Mark Cloutier   The purpose of the National  Electrical Code (NEC) is the practical safeguarding of persons and property from the haz...
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  • A quick look at the NEC's view for the use for cords

    The NEC does not prohibit a receptacle outlet from being installed above a suspended ceiling, typically for maintenance purposes to plug in hand held portable tools.  However, it should be noted that where the sp...
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