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Monthly Archives: May 2003

Arc-Flash Hazards

Electrical hazards, such as arc flash, can be extremely damaging to equipment and, more importantly, to people. An alarming number of electrically related accidents...

Using Device Boxes in Ceilings

If you install a device box in a ceiling, can you mount anything to it other than a blank faceplate? The National Electrical Manufacturers...

Electrical Inspector Workplace Safety

It seems that many people do not take electricity and the associated hazards seriously enough. As the use of this great power has expanded...

Electrical Safety, A Continuous Objective

May is National Electrical Safety Month, the time when we stress electrical safety to the public; but electrical safety is a continuous objective to...

Electrical Safety of Equipment in the Workplace: What 70-E Doesn’t Say…

There are many elements to electrical safety in the workplace. The entire process for each company is ultimately the responsibility of several key people...

Product Listing – A Key to Increased Inspection Efficiency

The National Electrical Code’s Section 90.7, Examination of Equipment for Safety, is possibly one of the greatest timesaving tools electrical inspectors have at their...

Inspection of Lines and Equipment

To insure that electric supply facilities comply with the rules of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), Rule 214A 2 states, "Lines and equipment...

Electric Sign Inspections: Listed Signs and Listed Section Signs

TheNational Electrical Code(NEC) is a minimum electrical safety standard; its primary purpose is directed at protection of persons and property from electrical hazards. Hazards...

The Electrical Code in New York State

The information in this article is applicable to New York State but does not apply to New York City, which has its own building...

Near Misses Are Too Risky

During your career as an electrical inspector, have you ever received a shock while inspecting? Have you ever accidentally faulted a circuit between phases...
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