Phrases such as "I thought it was dead” have been used following an incident where an electrical shock or electrocution occurred.
Recently, there has been a significant increase in questions from inspectors about CE Marking and its acceptability as a method of conformity assessment in North America.
UL does evaluate the manufacturer’s installation instructions provided with UL certified products.
Overcurrent protection for motors and motor circuits is a little different than the rules for conductors as specified in Article 240, because motor loads have different characteristics than general lighting and other loads.
A National Standard of Canada, CAN/CSA-B72-M87 Installation Code for Lightning Protection Systems provides guidance on lightning protection.
In the electrical industry, there is no room for complacency. "Ordinary” and "routine” tasks, such as verifying voltage, taking current readings, and even visual inspection of live or energized parts, can subject the inspector and electrician to the multiple hazards of electricity.
The Miami-Dade County [Florida] Building Code and Product Review Committee became the first governmental entity in the country to accept NECA’s National Electrical Installation Standards™ for regulatory use