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Russ LeBlanc

Russ LeBlanc


Russ started in the electrical trade as an apprentice in 1985. He worked his way up to become a Journeyman Electrician and then eventually became a Master Electrician and Licensed Construction Supervisor. In 1999 Russ become an Electrical Instructor for The Peterson School of Engineering in Massachusetts where he developed his passion for teaching, and quickly became Department Head of Electrical Instruction. Russ has taught thousands of apprentices, electricians, engineers, inspectors, and other electrical professionals during his career as an instructor. He continues to provide electrical professionals with Electrical Code seminars, Arc-Flash Awareness training seminars and educational material through his LeBlanc Consulting Services in North Reading, MA whose specialty is educating electricians. He has been an active member of the NFPA Electrical Section and has authored hundreds of National Electrical Code proposals and comments which have become Code rules to improve the safety for the electrical industry. Russ is also an IAEI certified Electrical Inspector.

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Moving Violations Video No. 298: Temporary Feeder Trouble

Moving Violations Video No. 298: Temporary Installation Violation

Nov. 2, 2023
Russ looks at a temporary feeder installation that violates Sec. 590.4(J).
questionable box support

What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Questionable Box Support

Oct. 26, 2023
Think you know how this installation violates the NEC?
switchboard violation

What's Wrong Here? Hint: A Scary Switchboard Situation

Oct. 24, 2023
Can you spot the Code violation in this photo?