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.
What does alternative energy mean for the inspectors, installers, and designers that find themselves entrenched in the NEC world on a daily basis?
As drilling holes in studs are at the first-laid foundation of your career, Article 300 lies at the very bedrock of the NEC.
With the end of the year upon us, it’s a fitting time to reflect on the state of safety in our industry, to evaluate where we are today, and consider what more we need to do in the new year ahead.
While your local municipality may not yet be using the 2020 NEC, these revisions will have an impact on the way residential kitchens are wired when it does become adopted.
Let’s look at an area of a commercial building that has many of the components that cause a dangerous and potentially deadly event just lying in wait – a commercial kitchen.
The month of May is National Electrical Safety Month, an initiative sponsored by Electrical Safety Foundation International.
Chances are you will have to perform some sort of calculation in order to apply the requirements of the NEC and provide that installation that safeguards people and property from the hazards that arise from the use of electricity.
Whether it’s a single strand of twinkling lights coiled around an apartment railing or a more complex programmed controller that syncs light displays to the season’s hottest songs, we still need to raise awareness about safety related to these temporary lighting displays.
Article 517 contains requirements to safeguard people and property from the hazards that electricity presents, but it also contains requirements for meeting the demand on the electrical system in a healthcare type occupancy.