• NFPA creates new member section for electrical inspectors

    Front row, left to right: Erik Hohengasser, Ryan Quinn, Dave Williams, Donny Cook, James Hathorn. Back row, left to right: Tim McClintock, Tim Mikloiche, Tom Moore, Mike Savage, David Humphrey, Jerry Daniel NFPA is e...
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  • Policy Institute report reveals variations in state adoptions of NEC and neglect of electrical safety

    Just last week the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute released a report on Wide Variations in State Adoption of the NEC® Reveal Neglect of Electrical Safety. Rather than “neglect” though, pe...
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  • NFPA Electrical Certifications: Tools for the electrical industry

    Qualified Person: One who has demonstrated skills and knowledge related to the construction and operation of electrical equipment and installations and has received safety training to identify the hazards and reduce ...
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  • Fire Alarm/Low Voltage Lead Technician *$5,000 Hiring Bonus*

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  • Third installment of 2018 70E changes video series focuses on Table 130.5(C) - how to estimate the likelihood of an occurrence of an arc flash incident

    As an employer in the electrical field, NFPA appreciates your dedication to one of the most rewarding professions. Safety is a top priority for you and everyone on the job and NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrically Safet...
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  • NEC (2017) Significant Changes Training in Ohio

    ************************************************************************************************* If you are in the Buckeye state, and if you use the NEC®, and if you are wondering “What’s new and di...
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  • Emergency action for emergency power in Florida

    On Saturday, September 16, Florida Governor Rick Scott issued an Emergency Action requiring all nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have an emergency power plan. This directive follows the death of 10...
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  • The deadline is here! PI Closing Date for the 2020 National Electrical Code®!

    REMINDER!!! The closing date for submitting public input for the 2020 National Electrical Code is tomorrow, September 7 at 11:59 pm Eastern time. The URL for submitting your public input is www.nfpa.org/70next. 
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  • Public Input (Proposal) Closing Date for the 2020 National Electrical Code®

    Reminder: the public input closing date for the 2020 edition of the NEC® is Thursday, September 7 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. We can no longer accept submissions of public on paper or through email. All submissions...
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  • Full Webinar: Proposed Changes to the 2018 Edition of NFPA 70E

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  • Swimming Pools & Electrical Safety

    Summer is upon us, and while you might not think "electrical safety" when you think of swimming pools, you should!   NFPA's Electrical Technical Lead, Derek Vigstol, talks about how 2017 NEC revisions address th...
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  • July 12 webinar to address proposed changes to 2018 NFPA 70E

    In preparation for the release of the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, NFPA is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, July 12 from 10:00 – 10:30 AM EDT that will...
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  • Free webinar on proposed changes to 2018 NFPA 70E to address risk assessment procedure, PPE, arc-rated clothing and more

    In preparation for the release of the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace we’re hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, July 12 from 10:00 – 10:30 AM EDT that will h...
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  • Master Electrician

    I recently joined the NFPA and I am looking forward to exchanging information and ideas with other members. I am a licensed master electrician, but I definitely do not know everything!       ...
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  • Example Dwelling Service Calculation

    NFPA 70 Article 220- Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Calculations Dwelling Unit  2,500 sq. ft. General Lighting 2,500 x 3VA=              ...
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  • The History and Future of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment

    An article dedicated to electric vehicle charging requirements was added to the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) in the 1996 edition. This would lead some to believe the 1990’s was the origin of the el...
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  • Changes to 2017 NEC® - Webinar Preview

    Originally presented on July 20, 2016, NFPA's Regional Electrical Code Specialist Jeffrey Sargent provides an in-depth overview about some of the proposed changes to the 2017 NEC© in this 2-hour webinar. The foll...
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  • Code Adoption Progresses in the South

    Code Adoption Progresses in the South This piece was originally published in the June 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. Bryan P. Holland, Southern Region Field Representative, NEMA   Severa...
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  • New NFPA Journal Podcast discusses NEC changes for 2017

    The April NFPA Journal Podcast episode is now available for download on iTunes, Google Play, and other podcast platforms. The episode features NFPA electrical engineers and code specialists Mark Earley and Jeff Sarge...
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  • Richard G. Biermann Award for Outstanding Contributions to the National Electrical Code

    At this year's NFPA Conference and Expo, the NFPA Electrical Section will be awarding the first Richard G. Biermann Award for outstanding service to the National Electrical Code. Today, our library located this articl...
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