May 2023

Electrical Construction & Maintenance: Volume 122, Issue 5
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Frustrated electrical worker

An Electrical Accident Waiting to Happen

May 10, 2023
Despite advancements in safety standards and compliance, fatalities/injuries continue to occur. Recognize the human factor involved with electrical work, and take preemptive action...
A second person in appropriate PPE and a fire extinguisher are good options to consider when developing an electrical task safety plan.

Arc Flash Hazards: Prevention vs. Protection

May 10, 2023
Why electrical professionals must consider potential hazards before the work starts to ensure safety
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Qualified electrical workers must understand the hazards presented by exposed energized parts and know how to protect themselves using safe electrical work practices.

What Makes a Qualified Electrical Worker

May 10, 2023
Who is qualified and who isn’t when it comes to electrical safety — and what training is required?
safety equipment and workwear

New Product Showcase: Safety Equipment and Workwear — May 2023

May 10, 2023
Check out the latest product innovations in safety equipment and workwear.
Electrical professionals will pave the way for homeowners to make intelligent decisions about home energy management.

EV Installations on the Home Front – Part 1 of 4

May 10, 2023
Key capacity questions and answers for EV charging applications

More content from May 2023

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NEC Requirements for Switches

May 9, 2023
Don’t let switch-related Code violations darken your reputation.
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Shedding Shock Risk

May 1, 2023
Electric shock can have debilitating consequences other than electrocution; how can you reduce the risk?
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Construction worker with documents

Using Data to Increase Job-Site Efficiency

May 1, 2023
How to minimize obstacles and chaos on the job site
corroded electrical equipment

Illustrated Catastrophes: Corrosion of Conformity

April 26, 2023
See the latest Code violations from NEC Consultant Russ LeBlanc.
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What's Wrong Here? Hint: Janitor’s Closet Crisis

April 26, 2023
Can you spot the Code violation in this photo?
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Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2022

April 24, 2023
See this year's updated rankings.

Arc Flash Risk Management Considerations

Feb. 2, 2023
Key concepts every electrical professional must understand and put into practice to ensure a safe and reliable electrical operating environment.