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One of the most critical methods in determining shock and arc flash hazards is always to remember to test before you touch your equipment.

Recommended practices for establishing safety and health programs and hazard identification in the construction industry.

Learn more about UL’s partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy NREL regarding the SolarAPP+ tool to automate PV and storage permitting.

ESFi covers information on fatal and nonfatal occupational electrical injuries from statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

With fire protection and life safety systems there a really three main signals and responses that occur — alarm, trouble, and supervisory signals.

Revisions in the 2023 NESC are intended to provide clarity and ease of use, which ultimately point back to its purpose – safety.

NFPA 70E and CSA Z462 are, for the most part, developed in parallel and are technically aligned. This article will focus on four inter-related safety-related work practice requirements found in both documents.

The National Electrical Code requires several systems to reduce the possibility of fires in PV systems and to protect fire fighters.

Comprehensive antimicrobial performance test standards are under development for devices, from the performance of UV lights to bipolar ionization.

May is Electrical Safety Month and with it comes a need for a greater understanding of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.

Let’s look at the requirements regarding electrically connected life safety systems per the requirements in the National Building Code of Canada (NBC).

What does the NEC say about available arc fault current and arc flash signs? Here are a few quick slides to help get you started.

To play this game, you need a sharp eye, a quick mind and a 2020 National Electrical Code book. The NEC can be accessed for free at

The NEC continues to develop around Surge as we see more requirements for protection and we see some reorganization.

This session of #IAEINewsLive will get back to some basics and look at power factor correction.