Littelfuse to Host Electrical Safety Webcast on September 22
Free webcast will cover the evolution of shock protection in the workplace
Littelfuse, Inc., (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected and safer world, invites plant engineers, facility managers and maintenance and safety professionals to join its electrical safety webcast on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Central Time.
Shock protection in the workplace can come in many forms but is most effective when implemented by design. This presentation will focus on a specific engineering safety control that has saved thousands of lives and significantly reduced the number of electrocutions in the workplace (and at home).
The Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (or GFCI) technology has not changed much since it was first introduced in the 1968 National Electric Code (NEC). Yet, since that time, the applications requiring this technology continues to increase in nearly every iteration of the code. In the 2017 edition, a significant change occurred which has since affected the design principles for specific applications and created a demand for new and improved technology from GFCI manufacturers.
Attendees will learn:
- How code changes have affected applications
- How GFCI technology is changing to address code standards
- Expected 2023 NEC code changes and the impact on applications
The webcast is free and attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions in a live Q&A session after the presentation. In addition, this webcast is eligible for one Professional Development Hour (PDH) credit. To sign up, visit the Littelfuse webcast registration page. The webcast will be available on-demand via the same link.
About the Presenters
Mark Pollock is a Littelfuse Global Product Manager, responsible for product line strategy for the full industrial relay product portfolio. He is a member of the Standards Council of Canada on TC18 and TC121/SC121A mirror committees and a JWG28 subject matter expert for IEC/IEEE since 2011. Over the last 15 years, Mark has been an active member of the IEEE serving on various standards, conference and local section executive committees. Mark holds BSc degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Saskatchewan and is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Tim Piemonte is a Vertical Market Manager at Littelfuse. He has over 11 years of experience in the electrical industry, including 6 years of field service and power system analysis at General Electric focused on commercial and industrial power distribution. Tim is a member of IEEE, IAEI, NFPA and received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2010.
Additional information regarding Littelfuse industrial safety products is available at www.Littelfuse.com/IndustrialSafety
Littelfuse (NASDAQ: LFUS) is an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected and safer world. Across more than 15 countries, and with approximately 17,000 global associates, we partner with customers to design and deliver innovative, reliable solutions. Serving over 100,000 end customers, our products are found in a variety of industrial, transportation and electronics end markets — everywhere, every day. Learn more at Littelfuse.com.
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