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2022 IEEE ESW Expo Floor Layout Changes

January 12, 2023

The ESW is sponsored by the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Committee (ESafeC). The scope of the ESafeC is treatment for all matters within the scope of the IAS in which the emphasis or dominant factor specifically relates to occupational hazards of electrical energy. Topics include, but are not limited to: hazard phenomena, inherently safer design,…


Why Underwater Welding Is a Dangerous Job

January 8, 2023

Underwater welding often shows up on lists of the most dangerous jobs. Unlike other jobs on those lists, underwater welders face many kinds of danger all at once, and they face them nearly every day. Read on to learn why underwater welding is such a dangerous job. What Is Underwater Welding? Underwater welding, or offshore…


New Littelfuse Knowledge Center Helps Customers Prevent Ground-Fault Hazards

December 1, 2022

Littelfuse, Inc., (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, introduces a new ground-fault knowledge center (Littelfuse.com/What-is-a-Ground-Fault) for engineers, electricians, maintenance workers, and others to create a safer electrical environment. The resource portal provides educational material including defining ground faults, explaining misconceptions, and offering solutions on how to prevent ground-faults. This…


Electrical Safety Equipment All Factories Need

November 3, 2022

Working in a factory exposes employees to all kinds of electrical hazards. Heavy machinery that relies on electricity may shock and spark, causing burns, electrocutions, and fires. All industrial sites must invest in safety devices to protect their staff, equipment, and facilities. While accidents do happen, many injuries involving electricity are preventable. To reduce liability,…


Why Aluminum Alloy Is Used for Electrical Applications

November 2, 2022

Aluminum alloy has long been used in various industries by contributing its advantages for better electrical work. But do you know why aluminum alloy is used for electrical applications? Below we go over what this material is, the properties that make this material excellent, and applications you can use the material for. What Is Aluminum…


Schneider Electric to Offer First-Look at New Square D™ Combination Service Entrance Device During NECA 2022

October 17, 2022

Code compliant to the new NEC 2020 standards, Schneider Electric continues to meet evolving coding regulations while remaining focused on safe solutions for contractors and meeting the changing needs of homeowners Ahead of its official launch, Schneider Electric will previews innovative new CSED design for attending electricians, contractors and installers Schneider Electric, the global leader…


Quality Lockout University

October 12, 2022

We are Quality Lockout, an OSHA compliance company. We are excited to announce the opening of Quality Lockout University, offering a unique opportunity for employers to provide their employees in-depth training with certified industry professionals. The training entails a week of seminars covering OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147 (The Control of Hazardous Energy or more commonly…


Flame-Resistant Clothing Options You Should Own

October 1, 2022

As an electrician, you already know how important it is to stay safe. You’re in charge of protecting people and property. While everyone’s safety depends on your abilities, it also depends on proper equipment and safety gear. To protect yourself against work hazards, you should own a few pieces of flame-resistant clothing. You should also know…


Common OSHA Violations Industrial Sites Make

October 1, 2022

OSHA is responsible for keeping workers safe on the job. As such, these guidelines are especially useful on industrial sites that expose staff to hazardous conditions. Since electricity can put people at risk for injury, managers can imagine how important adhering to safety regulations is to their operations. Still, many industrial sites make common OSHA…


NFPA Issues 2023 Edition of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code; Now Available on NFPA LiNK

September 15, 2022

The National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) Standards Council recently voted to issue the 2023 National Electrical Code® (NEC®). Used in all 50 states, the NEC is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards. During the Technical Meeting held in June at the NFPA Conference & Expo in Boston, 55…


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