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How to Safely Integrate Energy Storage Systems (ESS) and Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems into Your Facility and Community

February 13, 2024

Thursday, February 29, 12–1:30 p.m. ET This NFPA® webinar will delve into the essentials of safe installation, maintenance, and emergency response to solar photovoltaic systems, which use solar panels, and energy storage systems while leveraging key NFPA codes and standards, including NFPA 855, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems; NFPA 70®, National Electrical…


Matthew Wallace Takes New Leadership Position at CBS Field Services

February 13, 2024

CBS Field Services, a NETA Accredited Company (NAC) specializing in electrical testing and maintenance, commissioning, and arc flash and other power engineering studies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Wallace as President. Wallace replaces former president Dan Hook, who has been appointed Vice President of Western Business at CBS Field Services. Wallace was…


NFPA Announces Re-Launch of its Website (NFPA.org), Transforming the Platform’s Design, Functionality, and Delivery of Safety Information to Users

February 7, 2024

The National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) has re-launched its new website – NFPA.org – to provide a more seamless path for stakeholders to interact with the association. The redesigned site, with its dynamic design, improved site performance, and enhanced content, focuses on the organization’s mission to eliminate death, injury, property, and economic loss due to fire, electrical,…


CBS ArcSafe® RRS-3 Remote Racking Systems Are Now Powered by Milwaukee M18™ REDLITHIUM Batteries

January 19, 2024

CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, is pleased to announce that most of the RRS-3 apparatus-specific portable remote racking systems are now powered by Milwaukee M18™ REDLITHIUM rechargeable batteries. Moving from the legacy lead-acid battery to the M18™ battery offers benefits such as optimizing performance,…


How to Respond to Arc Flash Injuries with Proper Victim Care

January 16, 2024

For the past four decades, working with electricity has become safer in the United States. Ever since the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) introduced its NFPA 70E® Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, the number of fatalities and less serious injuries has dropped. However, despite this declining trend, electrical contractors, electricians, and other workers…


Most Common Causes of Electrocution in the Workplace

December 3, 2023

If working around electricity is a daily occurrence for you on the job, recognizing the most common causes of electrocution in the workplace is paramount for keeping everyone safe. All it takes is one frayed or misplaced wire to wreak havoc, leading to a serious injury—or even worse. Lack of Training One of the key…


ESW 2024 Registration is open

November 6, 2023

Join us for the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop March 4-8, 2024 Learn from the industry’s pioneers and leaders — the same people who are writing the standards that your organization needs to follow. Register here: About Us – 2024 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW) (cvent.com)


Navigating the Storm: A Guide for Electrical Safety During Hurricane Season

October 11, 2023

By Erik Hohengasser, Electrical Technical Lead, NFPA Hurricane season is a time of heightened alertness for communities in vulnerable areas. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) defines hurricane season as the period between June 1 and November 30, though hurricanes can occur at any point throughout the year. As a result of climate change,…


The Utility Expo Breaks Attendance Records

September 28, 2023

This week, The Utility Expo made its triumphant return to Louisville, Ky, with a record-setting gathering of over 21,000 utility construction professionals from all 50 states and 60 countries, converging at the Kentucky Exposition Center. These industry experts came together to experience firsthand the latest equipment and cutting-edge technologies that bolster the utility sector. This…


Littelfuse Expands SB5000 Industrial Shock Block® Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) Series

September 21, 2023

New GFCI devices offer protection for three-phase loads up to 100 A  Littelfuse, Inc., (NASDAQ: LFUS), a diversified, industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world expands its SB5000 Industrial Shock Block Series to help protect workers from electrical shock for loads up to 80 and 100 Amperes. The SB5080 and the…