If you’re involved with security systems (procurement, design or installation), this article looks at what market segments they may fall in and where you can go to learn more about the “standards” that apply to a product or its installation.
On Oct. 31, 2002, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the stomach by another 15-year-old at Lincoln High School in Jersey City, N.J. The next day, another student was attacked blocks from campus. The incidents caused a community outcry, prompting calls for heightened security.
In the many articles I have written about safety and health, I have unthinkingly referred to a number of documents, such as the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Interpretations, etc.
Model code developers committed to processes accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have combined their expertise and proven track records in public safety to complete the world's first fully integrated volume of consensus codes and standards, the C3 set.
Experiences in California and Texas notwithstanding, some members of the energy community are holding fast to their belief in a competitive, deregulated energy market. The Energy Advisory Board (EAB), appointed last year by U.S.
The government’s deregulation of five major industries—airlines, telecommunications, cable television, banking and electricity—has harmed customers far more than helped them, according to a study released by Consumers Union.
Smoking marijuana was a way of getting through the day for journeyman Michael Wilborn. It calmed his nerves, helped alleviate the boredom of mundane parts of his job (residential work) and helped him sleep at night.
Summer is just about over but electrical contractors are still feeling the heat. There’s a deadline approaching on a lot of vital household repairs—ones that might have been long neglected but must now be rectified by experts.
Every electrical contractor involved in the installation and maintenance of life safety systems knows that what really drives the fire market is local, state and federal building codes and the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). That’s not necessarily a bad thing.